\ɪnstˈɪŋktɪv], \ɪnstˈɪŋktɪv], \ɪ_n_s_t_ˈɪ_ŋ_k_t_ɪ_v]\
Definitions of INSTINCTIVE
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Relating to or caused by instinct; as instinctive actions. See Emotional. Those instinctive actions of animals which are owing to impressions made on the sensory ganglia, exciting respondent motor influences that are propagated to the various muscles of the body, are termed consensual. Consensual movements which accompany voluntary efforts without our consciousness are termed associated, (F.) Associes.
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- Any point circumscribed area, irritation of which will give rise to functional action or disturbance elsewhere.