pilomotor


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pilomotor

(ˌpaɪləʊˈməʊtə)
adj
(Physiology) physiol causing movement of hairs: pilomotor nerves.
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The mechanism of nipple erection appears to be similar to that of the pilomotor reflex.
The complex neural interconnections between somatic and autonomic nervous systems account for the nonspecific pain and referred autonomic dysfunction that may be represented in the form of abnormal vasomotor, pilomotor and sudomotor activity occasionally associated with LDH.
Sympathetic outflow to the skin includes cholinergic neurons innervating sweat glands and adrenergic neurons innervating blood vessels and hair follicles (vasoconstrictor and pilomotor neurons).