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movement

1. The act of moving; change of place or posture; transference, by any means, from one situation to another; natural or appropriate motion; progress; advancement; as, the movement of an army in marching or manoeuvreing; the movement of a wheel or a machine; the party of movement.

2. Motion of the mind or feelings; emotion.

3. Manner or style of moving; as, a slow, or quick, or sudden, movement.

4. The rhythmical progression, pace, and tempo of a piece. Any change of time is a change of movement. . One of the several strains or pieces, each complete in itself, with its own time and rhythm, which make up a larger work; as, the several movements of a suite or a symphony.

5. (Science: mechanics) A system of mechanism for transmitting motion of a definite character, or for transforming motion; as, the wheelwork of a watch.

(Science: medicine) Febrille movement See kinesiatrics. Movement of the bowels, an evacuation or stool; a passage or discharge.

Synonym: motion.

Movement, motion. Motion expresses a general idea of not being at rest; movement is oftener used to express a definite, regulated motion, especially. A progress.

Origin: F. Mouvement. See Move, and cf. Moment.


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Locomotory Evolution

There are advantages to both types of body symmetry. a bilaterian fish enjoys much faster, unidirectional movement compared to a jellyfish. This could be advantages if the bilaterian is a predator or a prey for example. in the cambrain explosion it is believed that predator-prey ...

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by Youngji
Sun Feb 01, 2015 12:36 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Locomotory Evolution
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Locomotory Evolution

... forward directional locomotion to develop in the metazoans (as in bilaterians which is the main cause to cephalisation) over multi-directional movement (a much higher form) which already existed in the radially symmetrical jelly-fishes even before the bilaterians appeared ?

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by Tista
Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:30 am
 
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Topic: Locomotory Evolution
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Can anyone identify it ?

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by sezuncam
Thu Jun 19, 2014 6:36 am
 
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Diffusion and concentration gradient

Think about a crowd, with women and men, randomly moving across a sidewalk from one side of a park to the other. If the movement is random, men will gradually diffuse along their gradient, women along theirs, and even though they are all "people," the process still works...

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by Darby
Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:14 pm
 
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Topic: Diffusion and concentration gradient
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Re: Diffusion and concentration gradient

I don't see the problem. It's all about net movement in each direction. If there is more O2 in region A than in region B, there will be more movement of O2 from A to B than from B to A. After all, O2 can't diffuse out of region B if it isn't already ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Dec 19, 2013 12:51 am
 
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