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sensorimotor

Syllabification: sen·so·ri·mo·tor
Pronunciation: /ˌsen(t)sərēˈmōdər
 
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Definition of sensorimotor in English:

adjective

[attributive] Physiology
(Of nerves or their actions) having or involving both sensory and motor functions or pathways.
Example sentences
  • This indicates the presence of complete sensorimotor reflex pathways within the organ wall.
  • Such activation of the tectal neurons could be related to their role in sensory processing and in the integration of multi-sensory and sensorimotor functioning.
  • This lends some support to the popular anecdote that subjects with unilateral ankle sprains have a deficit in the sensorimotor system that affects the central processing of motor control.

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