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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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Total semen volume, viscosity, pH, appearance, sperm concentration, and motility were assayed after liquefactions with a SQA-V[TM] sperm quality analyzer (Austria, H18-990).
Similarly, increased mass motility is reported in Kundhi and Murrah buffalo breeding bulls (Kiani et al.
Ejaculates which have motility [greater than or equal to]70% and normal morphological [greater than or equal to]80 % and were processed for further experiments.
Progressive spermatozoa motility for control was higher than all of the other variables (water-based, oil-based, silicone-based, fertility lubricant) tested.
A microscope connected to a computer analyzing system (CASA: - is commonly used to evaluate sperm motility in fish, such as common carp [27], African catfish [28], and zebrafish [29].
The spermatozoa samples containing those having motility and normal morphology more than 70% were included in the experiment.
On each of the 4-mm-diameter background (B), concentration (C), and motility (M) spots in layer 2, 3 [micro]L of 5-g/L 3-(4,5-dimethyl-2-thiazolyl)-2,5-diphenyl-tetrazolium bromide (MTT; Sigma-Aldrich), prepared in distilled water, was dried.
On these findings, we determined if male mild infertility, assessed by spermiogram as reduced sperm motility in respect to WHO criteria, could be improved after treating the fertile female partner with MI vaginal suppositories (Xyminal[R]; Lo.
Studies have shown the in vitro activity of these catecholamines in various processes, such as motility (BEARSON & BEARSON, 2008; SPERANDIO et al, 2003), bacterial cell growth (FREESTONE et al.