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visceromotor

Pronunciation: vis'er-o-mo'tor

Definition:

  1. Relating to or controlling movement in the viscera; denoting the autonomic nerves innervating the viscera, especially the intestines.
  2. Denoting a movement having a relation to the viscera; referring to reflex muscular contractions of the abdominal wall in cases of visceral disease.

Synonym(s): viscerimotor

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