excitor nerve ex·ci·tor nerve (ĭk-sī’tər)
A nerve conducting impulses that stimulate increased function.
noun 1. a town in W Missouri.
[ik-sel-see-er, ek-] /ɪkˈsɛl si ər, ɛk-/ noun 1. fine wood shavings, used for stuffing, packing, etc. 2. Printing. a 3-point type: a size smaller than brilliant. [ek-sel-si-ohr; English ik-sel-see-awr, ek-] /ɛkˈsɛl sɪˌoʊr; English ɪkˈsɛl siˌɔr, ɛk-/ adjective, Latin. 1. ever upward: motto of New York State. /ɪkˈsɛlsɪˌɔː/ interjection, adverb, noun 1. excellent: used as a […]
[ik-sel] /ɪkˈsɛl/ verb (used without object), excelled, excelling. 1. to surpass others or be superior in some respect or area; do extremely well: to excel in math. verb (used with object), excelled, excelling. 2. to surpass; be superior to; outdo: He excels all other poets of his day. /ɪkˈsɛl/ verb -cels, -celling, -celled 1. to […]
[ek-suh-luh nt] /ˈɛk sə lənt/ adjective 1. possessing outstanding quality or superior merit; remarkably good. 2. Archaic. extraordinary; superior. /ˈɛksələnt/ adjective 1. exceptionally good; extremely meritorious; superior adj. mid-14c., from Old French excellent “outstanding, excellent,” from Latin excellentem (nominative excellens), present participle of excellere (see excel).