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Descriptor English: Locomotion
Descriptor Spanish: Locomoción
Descriptor Portuguese: Locomoção
Descriptor French: Locomotion
Entry term(s): Activities, Locomotor
Activity, Locomotor
Locomotor Activities
Locomotor Activity
Tree number(s): G07.568.500
G11.427.410.568
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008124
Scope note: Movement or the ability to move from one place or another. It can refer to humans, vertebrate or invertebrate animals, and microorganisms.
Annotation: differentiate LOCOMOTION (getting from one point to another) from GAIT (manner or style of walking), MOVEMENT (without necessarily locomotion), MOTOR ACTIVITY (movement associated with behavior), WALKING (purposeful locomotion to get somewhere or for recreation, fitness or competition); CELL LOCOMOTION see CELL MOVEMENT is available
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Related: Gait MeSH
DeCS ID: 8300
Unique ID: D008124
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/05
Locomotion - Preferred
Concept UI M0012669
Scope note Movement or the ability to move from one place or another. It can refer to humans, vertebrate or invertebrate animals, and microorganisms.
Preferred term Locomotion
Entry term(s) Activities, Locomotor
Activity, Locomotor
Locomotor Activities
Locomotor Activity



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