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Definition of "motory" [motory]

  • Causing or setting up motion. (adjective)
  • Relating to organs of motion. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "motory" in a sentence
  • "The injury to digestion during fever comprises not only the peptic functions, which manifest themselves clearly in a reduction of the excretion of hydrochloric acid, but all functions pertaining thereto, the motory as well as the resorptive."
  • "The motory nerves, as they descend from the brain, in the medulla oblongata, cross each other to the opposite side of the spinal cord."
  • "Each nerve arises by two roots; the anterior is the motory, and the posterior the sensory one."