locomotor [loh-kuh-moh-ter] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN adjective Also lo·co·mo·to·ry. of, relating to, or affecting locomotion. noun a person or thing that is capable of locomotion. Liberaldictionary.com
Origin of locomotor First recorded in 1815–25; see origin at locomotive, motor Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for locomotor Historical Examples of locomotor
He had then felt the symptoms of locomotor ataxia for about six years.
George M. Schweig
I couldn’t make him see that it was his personal spine, and the locomotor must be attaxing.
Oh, he’s still got his locomotor ataxia, if that’s what you mean.
George Barr McCutcheon
He suffers from aphasia, and locomotor ataxia has begun to manifest itself.
Walker was lecturing on locomotor ataxia to a wardful of youngsters.
A. Conan Doyle
British Dictionary definitions for locomotor locomotor adjective of or relating to locomotion Word Origin for locomotor C19: from Latin locō from a place, ablative of locus place + motor (mover) Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for locomotor adj.
1822, from Latin loco “from a place” (ablative of locus “place”) + motor.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper locomotor in Medicine locomotor [lō′kə-mō′tər] adj. Of or relating to movement from one place to another. The American Heritage® Stedman’s Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.