Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The movement caused in the sensory organs by external agents and transmitted to the muscles by the nerves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The movement caused in the sensory organs by external agents and transmitted to the muscles by the nerves.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The reflex action of the nervous system; motion excited in nerves by external stimuli and reflected in muscular motion.
  • n. In botany, the power of self-motion in leaves.

Etymologies

nerve + motion (Wiktionary)

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