(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).
Motility is one of the general characteristics of most animals in contrast to many plants that are generally lacking motility or limited mobility.
Word origin: Latin mōtus, motion.
Related forms: motile (adjective)
- Motility test
- Motility test medium
- Scatter factor