Definitions

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  • adj. Pertaining to the relationship between the nervous system and movement.

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  • adj. relating to a nerve fiber or impulse passing toward motor effectors

Etymologies

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neuro- +‎ motor

Examples

  • Lower extremity neuromotor function and short-term ambulatory potential following in utero myelomeningocele surgery.

    CHOP publications spina bifida

  • Other neuromotor functions make possible cursive writing, playing the fiddle, and guiding scissors.

    A Mind at a Time

  • Luckily, many of the drawings she did were of subjects she had drawn many times for scroll paintings — fish, horse, cat, monkey, duck — and she executed them and the characters from a neuromotor memory of the strokes.

    The Bonesetter's Daughter

  • As schizophrenia tends to express itself early in life and as a high proportion of children born to mothers diagnosed as schizophrenic exhibit neuromotor and other abnormalities of CNS integration (114), another commonly held idea is that whatever the determinants of schizophrenia, they are activated early in development (1045).

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • I had the blades in, but the fine neuromotor work would take another three trips.

    Neuromancer

  • The brain in all animals (including man) is but the clearing-house for reactions to environment, for animals are essentially motor or neuromotor mechanisms, composed of many parts, it is true, but integrated by the nervous system.

    The Origin and Nature of the Emotions: Miscellaneous Papers

  • Psycho-physics teaches that concentration of thought on certain projected movements, and the fostering of certain feelings, are speedily followed by qualitative changes in organic fluids with vascular and neuromotor processes.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • The strutting, crowing, dancing, and singing of male birds and the preliminary movements generally of animals must gorge the neuromotor and muscular systems with blood and put them in better fighting trim.

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 Analysis of the Sexual Impulse; Love and Pain; The Sexual Impulse in Women

  • Their birth weight, gestation length and neuromotor, behavioral and endocrine responses were all normal.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • Very preterm birth (33 weeks 'gestation) is associated with later neuromotor and cognitive impairment, reduced school performance, and psychiatric morbidity.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

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