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Motile

Definition
adjective
(1) Of, pertaining to, or relating to motility; capable of moving or self-propelling.
(2) Of, pertaining to the mental imagery arising mainly from sensations of bodily movement and position (in contrast to visual or auditory sensations).
Supplement
Word origin: Latin mōtus, motion.
Compare: sessile
Related forms: motility (noun)
Related term:

  • Motile leukocyte

Mentioned in:

  • Muscle
  • Spermatid
  • Protozoan
  • Gamete
  • Sperm


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