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Locomotion MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Locomotion
Tree Number(s)
G07.568.500
G11.427.410.568
Unique ID
D008124
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008124
Annotation
differentiate LOCOMOTION (getting from one point to another) from GAIT (manner or style of walking), MOVEMENT (without necessarily locomotion), MOTOR ACTIVITY (movement associated with behavior), WALKING (purposeful locomotion to get somewhere or for recreation, fitness or competition); CELL LOCOMOTION see CELL MOVEMENT is available
Scope Note
Movement or the ability to move from one place or another. It can refer to humans, vertebrate or invertebrate animals, and microorganisms.
Entry Term(s)
Locomotor Activity
NLM Classification #
WE 103
See Also
Gait
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/05
Locomotion Preferred
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