Locomotion vs Locomotory - What's the difference?

locomotion | locomotory |


As a noun locomotion

is the ability to move from place to place, or the act of doing so.

As an adjective locomotory is

of or pertaining to locomotion.

locomotion

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The ability to move from place to place, or the act of doing so.
  • (biology) Self-powered motion by which a whole organism changes its location through walking, running, jumping, crawling, swimming or flying.
  • Derived terms

    * locomotive * locomotor ----

    locomotory

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to locomotion.
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