Definition of Locomotor

1. Adjective. Of or relating to locomotion.

Exact synonyms: Locomotive
Derivative terms: Locomote, Locomotion, Locomotion
Partainyms: Locomotion, Locomotion

Definition of Locomotor

1. a. Of or pertaining to movement or locomotion.

Definition of Locomotor

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to movement or locomotion. ¹

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Definition of Locomotor

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Medical Definition of Locomotor

1. Of or pertaining to locomotion, pertaining to or affecting the locomotive apparatus of the body. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Locomotor

locomotive engine
locomotive engineer
locomotor (current term)
locomotor ataxia
locos tenentes
locoweed disease

Literary usage of Locomotor

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1. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1909)
"In the afferent tract locomotor ataxia stands alone as a system disease, ... In connection with locomotor ataxia, general paralysis is considered on account ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
"The sixty-one cases of locomotor ataxia, the most important symptoms of which are here given in the order of their relative frequency, have been examined ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1885)
"The patient, a man, aged forty-eight, suffered from all the usual symptoms of locomotor ataxia, including inco-ordi- nation of movement, without loss of ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1864)
"On Progressive locomotor Ataxia. By Dr. DUCHENNE, of Boulogne. 2. ... Clinical and Historical Researches on Progressive locomotor Ataxia. By Dr. BOURDON. 3. ..."

5. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Fung, YK The importance of nucleus accumbens in nicotine-Induced locomotor activity. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 42(8):595-6, Aug 1990. ..."

6. Organic and functional nervous diseases: A Text-book of Neurology by Moses Allen Starr (1913)
"locomotor ataxia is a chronic disease of the sensory portion of the spinal ... In some eases of locomotor ataxia a degeneration of the peripheral nerves has ..."

7. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1883)
"11) records a case of locomotor ataxy in a man aged thirty-eight, ... Dangers of Ergot ' in locomotor Ataxy.—Prof. of the Medical Society of London, ..."

8. Medical Diagnosis: With Special Reference to Practical Medicine; a Guide to by Jacob Mendes Da Costa (1900)
"But the ataxia is most constant and marked in locomotor ataxia. locomotor Ataxia.—In this disorder we have uncertainty of motion and seeming palsy: or, ..."

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