ideomotor

ideomotor

[ahy-dee-uh-moh-ter, id-ee-uh-]
adjective Psychology.
of or pertaining to involuntary motor activity caused by an idea. Compare sensorimotor ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1865–70; ideo- + motor

ideomotion, noun
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ideomotor (ˌaɪdɪəˈməʊtə)
 
adj
physiol designating automatic muscular movements stimulated by ideas, as in absent-minded acts

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ideomotor i·de·o·mo·tor (ī'dē-ə-mō'tər, ĭd'ē-)
adj.
Of or relating to an unconscious or involuntary bodily movement made in response to a thought or an idea rather than to a sensory stimulus.

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