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motile

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adjective mo·tile \ˈmō-təl, -ˌtī(-ə)l\

Definition of motile

  1. :  exhibiting or capable of movement

motility

play \mō-ˈti-lə-tē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of motile

Latin motus, past participle of movēre


First Known Use: 1857


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motile

noun mo·tile

Definition of motile

  1. :  a person whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action

1886

First Known Use of motile

1886


Medical Dictionary

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motile

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adjective mo·tile \ˈmōt-əl, ˈmō-ˌtīl\

Medical Definition of motile

  1. :  exhibiting or capable of movement <motile cilia>


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motile

noun mo·tile

Medical Definition of motile

  1. :  a person whose prevailing mental imagery is motor rather than visual or auditory and takes the form of inner feelings of action—compare audile, tactile, visualizer


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