sensorimotor

[sen-suh-ree-moh-ter]
adjective
1.
Psychology. of or pertaining to motor activity caused by sensory stimuli. Compare ideomotor.
2.
Physiology. both sensory and motor, as parts of the cerebral cortex.
Also, sensomotor [sen-suh-moh-ter] .


Origin:
1850–55; sensory + motor

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sensorimotor or sensomotor (ˌsɛnsərɪˈməʊtə, ˌsɛnsəˈməʊtə)
 
adj
of or relating to both the sensory and motor functions of an organism or to the nerves controlling them
 
sensomotor or sensomotor
 
adj

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sensorimotor sen·so·ri·mo·tor (sěn'sə-rē-mō'tər)
adj.
Of, relating to, or combining the functions of the sensory and motor activities.

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Dreams are vivid, sensorimotor hallucinations with a narrative structure.
Language and the sensorimotor system are critically linked.
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