Definition of pilomotor in English:

pilomotor

adjective

Physiology
  • Innervating or designating a muscle that moves a hair (an arrector pili muscle).

noun

Physiology
  • A pilomotor nerve; an arrector pili muscle.

Origin

Late 19th century. From pilo- + motor, after vaso-motor.

Pronunciation

pilomotor

/ˈpʌɪlə(ʊ)məʊtə/