Definition of Immotility

1. Noun. Lacking an ability to move.

Generic synonyms: Immobility
Derivative terms: Immotile
Antonyms: Motility



Definition of Immotility

1. Noun. A lack of motility (the inability to move) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Immotility

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immotility (current term)
immovabilities
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Literary usage of Immotility

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1884)
"... pathological changes connected with de- 1 The right-elded partial immotility of the facial musclée did not веет to give rise to »ny of these last ..."

2. Collected Studies on Immunity by Paul Ehrlich (1906)
"In this connection I would call to mind the bacillus of erysipelas of swine, whose immotility is still questioned by many observers. ..."

3. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1897)
"In unstained preparations they can be recognized by their considerable size, immotility, and form. Most of them have the shape of a baseball bat, ..."

4. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1903)
"Capsule formation in the animal body, immotility, non-liquefaction of gelatin, and mucoid growth upon agar are common characteristics of the whole group. ..."

5. Lectures on the Physiology of Plants by Sydney Howard Vines (1886)
"Under all these circumstances the spontaneous movements are arrested, a state of complete immotility being induced. Leaving, now, the spontaneous movements ..."

6. Therapeutic Gazette (1917)
"... the spermatozoa and to a broader view as to the possibility of departures from normal other than immotility which may render it inapt in fertilization. ..."

7. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"... was investigated at the end of one hour, immotility being interpreted as death. The animal experiments were carried out with mice and rats with an ..."

8. Bacteria, Especially as They are Related to the Economy of Nature, to by George Newman (1899)
"If the patient is really suffering from typhoid, there will appear in the hanging drop two marked characteristics, viz., agglutination and immotility. ..."

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