Definition of Motorial

1. Adjective. Of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying information away from the CNS. "Efferent nerves and impulses"

Exact synonyms: Efferent
Category relationships: Physiology
Similar to: Centrifugal, Motor, Corticifugal, Corticoefferent, Corticofugal, Neuromotor
Antonyms: Afferent
Derivative terms: Efferent



Definition of Motorial

1. conveying motion [adj]

Medical Definition of Motorial

1. Causing or setting up motion; pertaining to organs of motion; applied especially in physiology to those nerves or nerve fibres which only convey impressions from a nerve center to muscles, thereby causing motion. Origin: L. Motorius that has motion. See Motor. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Motorial

motorcycler
motorcyclers
motorcycles
motorcycling
motorcyclist
motorcyclists
motordom
motordoms
motordrome
motordromes
motored
motorhead
motorheads
motorhome
motorhomes
motorial (current term)
motoric
motorically
motorik
motoring
motorings
motorisation
motorisations
motorise
motorised
motorises
motorising
motorist
motorists
motorium

Literary usage of Motorial

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1. Epilepsy-- its symptoms, treatment, and relation to other chronic convulsive by John Russell Reynolds (1861)
"C. THE motorial CONDITION OF EPILEPTICS IN ITS SEVERAL RELATIONS. The influence exerted by the motorial condition of the epileptic upon his mental state has ..."

2. A Text-book of Mental Diseases: With Special Reference to the Pathological by William Bevan Lewis (1899)
"... of WW—Homicidal Impulse (GS)— Chronic Alcoholism—Physiological Effects of Alcohol—Evolutionary Period— Mental, Sensorial, and motorial Symptoms (.1. J1. ..."

3. Handbook of Physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1913)
"CHAPTER LIV motorial AND VISCERAL SENSATIONS WE shall in the present chapter deal with the motorial or muscular sense, and with sensations from the viscera. ..."

4. The Association Review by American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf (1902)
"Cortical motorial aphasia: The faculty of speaking spontaneously and ... Sub-cortical motorial aphasia: the disturbances of speech are the same as under 4. ..."

5. Epilepsy-- its symptoms, treatment, and relation to other chronic convulsive by John Russell Reynolds (1861)
"C. THE motorial CONDITION OF EPILEPTICS IN ITS SEVERAL RELATIONS. The influence exerted by the motorial condition of the epileptic upon his mental state has ..."

6. A Text-book of Mental Diseases: With Special Reference to the Pathological by William Bevan Lewis (1899)
"... of WW—Homicidal Impulse (GS)— Chronic Alcoholism—Physiological Effects of Alcohol—Evolutionary Period— Mental, Sensorial, and motorial Symptoms (.1. J1. ..."

7. Handbook of Physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1913)
"CHAPTER LIV motorial AND VISCERAL SENSATIONS WE shall in the present chapter deal with the motorial or muscular sense, and with sensations from the viscera. ..."

8. The Association Review by American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf (1902)
"Cortical motorial aphasia: The faculty of speaking spontaneously and ... Sub-cortical motorial aphasia: the disturbances of speech are the same as under 4. ..."

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