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Related to psychomotor: psychomotor development, Psychomotor retardation, psychomotor domain, Psychomotor agitation, psychomotor skills, psychomotor test

psychomotor

 [si″ko-mo´tor]
pertaining to motor effects of cerebral or psychic activity.
psychomotor test a test that assesses the subject's ability to perceive instructions and perform motor responses often including measurement of the speed of the reaction.

psy·cho·mo·tor

(sī'kō-mō'tŏr),
1. Relating to the psychological processes associated with muscular movement and to the production of voluntary movements.
2. Relating to the combination of psychic and motor events, including disturbances.
[psycho- + L. motor, mover]

psychomotor

/psy·cho·mo·tor/ (si″ko-mo´ter) pertaining to motor effects of cerebral or psychic activity.

psychomotor

(sī′kō-mō′tər)
adj.
Of or relating to movement or muscular activity associated with mental processes, especially affects, as in psychomotor slowing associated with depression.

psychomotor

[-mō′tər]
Etymology: Gk, psyche + L, motare, to move about
pertaining to or causing voluntary movements usually associated with neural activity.

psy·cho·mo·tor

(sī'kō-mō'tŏr)
1. Relating to the psychological processes associated with muscular movement, and to the production of voluntary movements.
2. Relating to the combination of psychic and motor events, including disturbances.
[psycho- + L. motor, mover]

psy·cho·mo·tor

(sī'kō-mō'tŏr)
Relating to psychological processes associated with muscular movement and to production of voluntary movements.
[psycho- + L. motor, mover]

psychomotor (sī´kōmō´tər),

adj pertaining to or causing voluntary movements usually associated with neural activity.
psychomotor development,
n the progressive attainment (by a child) of skills that involve both mental and muscular activity.
psychomotor domain,
n the area of observable performance of skills that requires some degree of neuromuscular coordination.

psychomotor

pertaining to motor effects of cerebral or psychic activity.

psychomotor epilepsy
see psychomotor seizure.
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