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Of or relating to an unconscious or involuntary bodily movement made in response to a thought or idea rather than to a sensory stimulus.
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(Physiology) physiol designating automatic muscular movements stimulated by ideas, as in absent-minded acts
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i•de•o•mo•tor(ˌaɪ di əˈmoʊ tər, ˌɪd i ə-)
of or pertaining to an involuntary body movement evoked by an idea or thought process rather than by sensory stimulation.
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