nonmotile

adjective
non·​mo·​tile | \ ˌnän-ˈmō-tᵊl How to pronounce nonmotile (audio) , -ˌtī(-ə)l\

Definition of nonmotile

: not exhibiting or capable of movement : not motile … separating healthy from non-motile sperm.— Michael Shuler Motile bacteria have flagella, while nonmotile bacteria do not.— Bruce Hofkin

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1887, in the meaning defined above

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nonmotile

adjective
non·​mo·​tile | \ -ˈmōt-ᵊl, -ˈmō-ˌtīl How to pronounce nonmotile (audio) \
variants: or non-motile

Medical Definition of nonmotile

: not exhibiting or capable of movement : not motile nonmotile gram-negative bacterial rods a nonmotile sperm

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