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locomotor

 [lo″ko-mo´tor]
of or pertaining to locomotion.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

lo·co·mo·tor

(lō'kō-mō'tŏr),
Relating to locomotion, or movement from one place to another.
Synonym(s): locomotive, locomotory
[L. locus, place, + L. moveo, pp. motus, to move]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

lo·co·mo·tor

(lō'kō-mō'tŏr)
Relating to locomotion, or movement from one place to another.
[L. locus, place, + L. moveo, pp. motus, to move]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

locomotor

Pertaining to the function of voluntary movement.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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MEHRL (200 mg/kg and 400 mg/kg) showed statistically significant (P < 0.001) reduction in locomotor activity [Table 2].
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During the exploration of locomotor chambers (15 min before injection of vehicle or ATR), the ATR group differed from control group in total distance [t's (18) = (-3.32)-(-5.10), p = 0.002-0.0001] and vertical activity [t's (18) = (-3.53)-(-4.69), p = 0.001-0.0001] at the third ATR injection.
The assessment of locomotor activity and exploration in a novel environment was done by open field activity test.
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Locomotor assessment is a measure of functional recovery after SCI and serves as a tool for evaluating the therapeutic efficacy of different agents.
Moreover, to test whether the locomotion prospects have a role in changes of sexual behavior, another experiment was developed to analyze rats' locomotor activity evaluated by an open field.