Definition of immotile in English:

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immotile

Pronunciation: /ɪˈməʊtʌɪl/

adjective

Biology
Not motile.
Example sentences
  • Many of these immotile spermatids are dislodged from the spermatheca and swept away as oocytes parade through the reproductive tract.
  • The immotile cilia lack the motor protein dynein, which is essential for their movement.
  • A small number of the mutants in this class produced sperm that appeared immotile; most produced reasonable quantities of motile sperm.

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