pilomotor

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pilomotor

 [pi″lo-mo´ter]
causing movement of the hairs; pertaining to the arrector muscles, the contraction of which produces goose flesh (cutis anserina) and piloerection.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pi·lo·mo·tor

(pī'lō-mō'tŏr),
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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pi·lo·mo·tor

(pī'lō-mō'tŏr)
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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pilomotor

(of autonomic control of smooth muscle) causing erection of body hair.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005