locomotor locomotor  /ˌloʊ kə ˈmoʊ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to locomotion

Usage(s):

  1. He differentiated the manifestations of locomotor ataxia, published researches on many another malady from gout to chronic pneumonia, some of which bear his name.
  2. But he finds his enemy too late: Nightingale is a cripple, cramped in a wheelchair, dying fast of arthritis and locomotor ataxia.
  3. The germs attack the brain, causing paresis, and the spinal cord, causing locomotor ataxia.

News

  • Optimal irradiation dose and time window of local X-ray for spinal cord injury

    ( Neural Regeneration Research ) The glial scar is the main inhibitor of axon regeneration and functional recovery in the central nervous system. Appropriate dose X-ray irradiation has been shown to inhibit the formation of glial cells, thereby promoting axonal regeneration. In addition, X-rays militate against the death and degeneration of neurons, and improve the recovery of locomotor function ...
    on July 18, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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