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mo·tor·i·al

(mō-tōr'ē-ăl),
Relating to motion, to a motor nerve or the motor nucleus.

motor

[L. motor, mover]
1. Causing motion.
2. In anatomy, pert. to neurons or axons involved in the output of the nervous system; efferent.
3. In psychology, pert. to neural events relating to motions made by the body.
4. A part or center that induces movements, as nerves or muscles.
5.. A structural mechanism producing motion.
motorial, adjective