- Also lo·co·mo·to·ry. of, relating to, or affecting locomotion.
- a person or thing that is capable of locomotion.
Origin of locomotor
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Examples from the Web for locomotor
He had then felt the symptoms of locomotor ataxia for about six years.The Electric Bath
George M. Schweig
I couldn't make him see that it was his personal spine, and the locomotor must be attaxing.Yellowstone Nights
Oh, he's still got his locomotor ataxia, if that's what you mean.The Alternative
George Barr McCutcheon
He suffers from aphasia, and locomotor ataxia has begun to manifest itself.Unicorns
Walker was lecturing on locomotor ataxia to a wardful of youngsters.The Man from Archangel
A. Conan Doyle
- of or relating to locomotion
C19: from Latin locō from a place, ablative of locus place + motor (mover)
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Word Origin and History for locomotor
1822, from Latin loco "from a place" (ablative of locus "place") + motor.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of or relating to movement from one place to another.
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