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locomotor

 [lo″ko-mo´tor]
of or pertaining to locomotion.

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]

locomotor

Etymology: L, locus + motio
pertaining to locomotion.

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]

locomotor

Pertaining to the function of voluntary movement.

locomotor

of or pertaining to locomotion.

locomotor area
includes a mesencephalic locomotor area in the midbrain and a subthalamic locomotor area in the diencephalon.
locomotor dysfunction
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