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Term:
average horizontal distance between subject and target during voluntary locomotion in an experimental apparatus (CMO:0002674)
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average horizontal distance between subject and target during voluntary locomotion in an experimental apparatus  
The arithmetic mean of all measured horizontal distances between a test subject and a specific target such as a food reward or a submerged platform as the subject searches for the target. Horizontal distance is the length of a line between two points within a single plane parallel to the ground.
horizontal distance covered resulting from voluntary locomotion in proximity to the target in an experimental apparatus to total horizontal distance covered ratio 

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Exact Synonyms: average horizontal distance in proximity to the target during voluntary locomotion in an experimental apparatus ;   spatial accuracy measurement
Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Dictionary_of_the_English_Language--4th_Ed, PMID:16837653

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