from The Century Dictionary.
- Transmitting motor impulses: applied to the motor tracts of the nervous system.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Physiol.) Conveying motion; ; -- applied esp. to the spinal cord, because it is capable of conveying doth voluntary and reflex motor impulses, without itself being affected by motor impulses applied to it directly.
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- adjective physiology Conveying
motion; applied especially to the spinal cord, because it is capable of conveying both voluntaryand reflex motor impulseswhile not being responsiveto them.
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