Sentence Examples

  • Motion, in short, is strictly locomotion, and nothing else.
  • In this way the medusa sinks from an independent per sonality to an organ of the polyp-colony, becoming a so-called medusoid gonophore, or bearer of the reproductive organs, and losing gradually all organs necessary for an independent existence, namely those of sense, locomotion and nutrition.
  • Balfour put forward the view that the polyp was the more primitive type, and that the medusa is a special modification of the polyp for reproductive purposes, the result of division of labour in a polypcolony, whereby special reproductive persons become detached and acquire organs of locomotion for spreading the species.
  • Moreover, the stationary habit of plants, and the almost total absence of locomotion, makes it impossible for them to seek their food.
  • An organ.ism the conditions of whose life render locomotion impossible great elaboration would seem superfluous.

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