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Descriptor English:   Movement 
Descriptor Spanish:   Movimiento 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Movimento 
Synonyms English:   Movements  
Tree Number:   G07.568
G11.427.410
Definition English:   The act, process, or result of passing from one place or position to another. It differs from LOCOMOTION in that locomotion is restricted to the passing of the whole body from one place to another, while movement encompasses both locomotion but also a change of the position of the whole body or any of its parts. Movement may be used with reference to humans, vertebrate and invertebrate animals, and microorganisms. Differentiate also from MOTOR ACTIVITY, movement associated with behavior. 
Indexing Annotation English:   LOCOMOTION; MOTION ( a concept of physics); and MOTOR ACTIVITY are also available; animal running in exercise wheel is probably MOTOR ACTIVITY or PHYSICAL EXERTION; NIM for microorganisms; movement of cells = CELL MOVEMENT
See Related English:   Immobilization
Kinesiology, Applied
Motion
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
DE drug effects PH physiology
RE radiation effects  
Record Number:   9261 
Unique Identifier:   D009068 

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