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Synonyms for motor

to run and control (a motor vehicle)

Synonyms for motor

machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion

a nonspecific agent that imparts motion

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travel or be transported in a vehicle

conveying information to the muscles from the CNS

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causing or able to cause motion

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The effects of crocins (50 mg/kg) on rats' spontaneous motility were evaluated in the motor activity test (Table 1).
Kruskall-Wallis analysis showed that there was significant variance in the parameters of latency, number of transitions, rearings, time in lit and dark areas, and motor activity (p<0.
The second goal is to study the relation between a temperamental pattern characterized by negative affect and motor activity and anxiety disorders.
Clinimetric properties of the motor activity log for the assessment of arm use in hemiparetic patients.
Dopamine is a naturally occurring brain chemical that is important for pleasure, motivation, and motor activity.
The investigators noted that exposed newborns exhibited significantly more tremors, heightened levels of motor activity and tremulousness, and fewer changes in behavioral state during an hour-long observation period, compared with unexposed newborns (Pediatrics 113[2]:368-75, 2004).
The event allows the students to compete in an individual area of expertise, demonstrating a motor activity for which they have trained for a minimum of eight weeks.
Ultimately, this regeneration will restore sensation and motor activity to the entire arm.
From souped up SRI's to high performance HPC's, this speedy day of motor activity should please all racing enthusiasts.
How, he wants to know, might spontaneous motor activity common to infancy influence a baby's attention to and perception of the world?
Patterns of cerebral activation are established during the early months and years that determine emotional responses, motor activity levels, biological regularity (eating, sleeping, eliminating), responses to environmental stimuli, etc.
More elaborate fish can be made as an art project in which the child cuts out felt or fabric shapes and glues shower curtain magnets inside to combine fine motor skill development and cognitive challenges into the gross motor activity.
Children who have difficulty paying attention, who are impulsive and usually show excessive motor activity have this problem.
He added: "This shows that in fact it's differential motor activity that leads to asymmetry in the brain.