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motile

1. capable of moving spontaneously and independently
2. Psychol a person whose mental imagery strongly reflects movement, esp his own

motile

[mōd·əl]
(biology)
Being capable of spontaneous movement.
(psychology)
An individual characterized by motor-type mental imagery which takes the form of inner feelings of action.
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Wet preparations of the motile fractions were prepared by removing a 10 [micro]l aliquot, which was placed onto a clean glass slide and covered with a 22 x 22 mm coverslip.
Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) is a rare genetic disorder which results in defective motile cilia within the human airway.
T, inhibin B, SHBG, and percentage progressive motile spermatozoa were left untransformed because of an acceptable normal distribution in residuals.
Culture is done by placing a drop of vaginal fluid in media, aspirating the media every day for 5 days, and looking for motile trichomonads by microscopy.
Results: In routine semen analyses, total sperm count, total motile sperm count, and fast direct forward motile and direct forward motile sperm counts were significantly lower in patients with varicoceles, and the immotile sperm count was significantly higher in patients with varicoceles compared to the control group.
To the Editor: Marine bacteria of the family Shewanellaceae, genus Shewanella, are gram-negative, motile bacilli that grow aerobically or anaerobically and produce hydrogen sulfide (1).
If assisted ejaculation procedures fail to produce motile and/or viable sperm for in vitro fertilisation, several surgical techniques can be employed to retrieve sperm.
2]S, indole negative, motile, acid fast and did not produce C[O.
The epipelic community in the tip-up pools was dominated by an abundance of highly motile and unattached diatoms displaying symmetrical biraphid (e.