Definition of locomotor in English:

locomotor

Line breaks: loco|motor
Pronunciation: /ləʊkə(ʊ)ˈməʊtə
 
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adjective

chiefly Biology
  • Relating to locomotion: locomotor organs
    More example sentences
    • The labroid fishes are pectoral fin locomotor specialists and a model for examining fin-based swimming.
    • Activation of the dentate gyrus may merely reflect the intensity of the locomotor activity after the animals have already decided how intensely they want to run.
    • Movement in a rectilinear manner decreases the resistive forces associated with the locomotor activity and minimizes the distance traveled.

Origin

early 19th century: from locomotion + motor.

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