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locomotory Line breaks: loco|mo¦tory
Pronunciation: /ləʊkəˈməʊtəri/

Definition of locomotory in English:


chiefly Zoology
Relating to or having the power of locomotion: locomotory cilia
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  • The Ecdysozoa, all of which molt and lack motile locomotory cilia, include priapulids, kinorhynchs, nematodes, nematomorphs, tardigrades, onychophorans, and arthropods.
  • The ‘quilt’ itself was probably the collagenous basement membrane of a dorsal unit acting both as a hydraulic skeleton and muscular locomotory organ perhaps analogous to the set of myomeres in chordates.
  • The epidermis is cellular and does not possess any locomotory cilia.
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