BIPEDAL LOCOMOTION

n. the physical and mechanical ability to walk upright on two feet, that is, using the two rear limbs or the legs. The organism advances through rhythmic, alternating movements of the legs from walking to running. Observed in birds, apes, and human beings.

BIPEDAL LOCOMOTION: "In their ability to walk and run on two feet, human beings have mastered the art of bipedal locomotion."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIPEDAL LOCOMOTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bipedal-locomotion/ (accessed July 19, 2019).
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