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Movement MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Movement
Tree Number(s)
G07.568
G11.427.410
Unique ID
D009068
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009068
Annotation
LOCOMOTION; MOTION ( a concept of physics); and MOTOR ACTIVITY are also available; animal running in exercise wheel is probably MOTOR ACTIVITY or PHYSICAL EXERTION; NIM for microorganisms; movement of cells = CELL MOVEMENT
Scope Note
The act, process, or result of passing from one place or position to another. It differs from LOCOMOTION in that locomotion is restricted to the passing of the whole body from one place to another, while movement encompasses both locomotion but also a change of the position of the whole body or any of its parts. Movement may be used with reference to humans, vertebrate and invertebrate animals, and microorganisms. Differentiate also from MOTOR ACTIVITY, movement associated with behavior.
NLM Classification #
WE 103
See Also
Immobilization
Kinesiology, Applied
Motion
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Movement Preferred
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