mot-, moto-, -motile, -motility, -motorial, -motoric, -motive, -motored; mov-

(Latin: move, motion)

secretomotor (s) (noun), secretomotors (pl)
Something, especially a nerve, that stimulates secretion.
skeletomotor (s) (noun), skeletomotors (pl)
Movements that involve sensory and pursuit neurons which activate velocity as when walking and running.
1. Stimulating sweating.
2. Relating to the nerves that stimulate the sweat glands to activity; nervous stimulation of sweating.
3. Denoting the autonomic (sympathetic) nerves that stimulate the sweat glands to activity.
Seismic motion or activity.
Of or pertaining to the production of motion by heat; used specifically with reference to hot-air engines.
A motor that runs on heat.
1. An alteration of the contractility of vessel walls in the vascular system.
2. A change, or alteration, in the caliber of a blood vessel. Also called angiokinesis.
vasomotor, vasomotory
1. Relating to, causing, or regulating constriction or dilation of blood vessels.
2. Relating to, affecting, or being those nerves or the centers (as in the medulla and spinal cord) from which they arise that supply the muscle fibers of the walls of blood vessels, include sympathetic vasoconstrictors and parasympathetic vasodilators, and by their effect on vascular diameter regulate the amount of blood passing to a particular body part or organ.
viscerimotor (s) (noun), viscerimotors (pl)
Concerning the reflexive muscular contractions of the internal organs of the body: The patient's viscerimotor was being examined to determine the progress of food that was being digested in his alimentary canal.
visceromotor reflex (s) (noun), visceromotor reflexes (pl)
An increase in the normal tension of the tissues of the abdominal muscles resulting from painful stimuli: The bloating of the calf's stomach took place because it was over eating and so its visceromotor reflex was caused by belching gas.
visceromotor, viscerimotor (s) (adjective); more visceromotor, more viscerimotor; most visceromotor, most viscerimotor
A reference to the normal movements of the digestive tract or other internal organs: Because of the persisting constipation, the young child was admitted to hospital as the doctors wanted to track the visceromotor activity in his lower bowels.

Related "move, motion" word units: cine-; kine-; mobil-; oscillo-; seismo-; vibro-.