from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Producing or related to movements of the viscera.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Innervating viscera, as a motor nerve; conveying motor influence to any viscus. as either a cerebrospinal or a sympathetic nerve. Also visceromotor.
- Same as viscerimotor.
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Stimulation of the ventral (affective) division of the anterior cingulate gyrus evokes autonomic and visceromotor changes and with autonomic changes accompanying affective states such as
Humoral and visceromotor responses are then initiated by the medial preoptic area of the hypothalamus
What we are saying is: the spectrum of experiences people regard as involving disgust have their roots at the visceromotor reaction to bad tastes.