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Medical Term:

pilomotor

Pronunciation: pi'lo-mo'tor

Definition: Moving the hair; denoting the arrectores pilorum muscles of the skin and the postganglionic sympathetic nerve fibers innervating these small smooth muscles.

[pilo- + L. motor, mover]

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