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GO term:locomotory behavior
Synonym: behavior via locomotion
Synonym: locomotion in response to stimulus
Synonym: locomotory behavioral response to stimulus
Synonym: locomotory behaviour
Synonym: locomotory behavioural response to stimulus
GO id:GO:0007626
Definition:The specific movement from place to place of an organism in response to external or internal stimuli. Locomotion of a whole organism in a manner dependent upon some combination of that organism's internal state and external conditions.
Number of paths to term: 1

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship

                        is-abehavioral defense response +
                        is-abehavioral response to nutrient +
                        is-afeeding behavior +
                        is-alocomotory behavior [GO:0007626] (247 genes, 293 annotations)
                                is-aadult locomotory behavior +
                                is-alarval locomotory behavior +
                                part-oflocomotion involved in locomotory behavior +
                                is-alocomotor rhythm +
                                is-alocomotory exploration behavior
                                is-aswimming behavior
                                is-aturning behavior +
                                is-awalking behavior +
                        is-amulti-organism behavior +
                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of behavior +
                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of behavior +
                        regulatesregulation of behavior +
                        is-areproductive behavior +
                        is-arhythmic behavior +
                        is-asingle-organism behavior +

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