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Descriptor in English: Locomotion
Descriptor in Spanish: Locomoción
Descriptor in Portuguese: Locomoção
Descriptor in French: Locomotion
Entry term(s): Activities, Locomotor
Activity, Locomotor
Locomotor Activities
Locomotor Activity
Tree number(s): G07.568.500
G11.427.410.568
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
See also the descriptors: Gait MeSH
DeCS UI: 8300
Descriptor UI: D008124
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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