Locomotive system
The system that permits locomotion, movement from one place to another. The key components of this system are: the bones that are the framework of the skeleton, the joints that hold the bones together and make movement possible, and the muscles that contract and relax and make for movement. Locomotive is derived from the Latin "locus", place + "movere", move = move place.

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