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motile

Saltos de línea: mo¦tile
Pronunciación: /ˈməʊtʌɪl
 
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Definición de motile en inglés:

adjetivo

1 Zoology & Botany (Of cells, gametes, and single-celled organisms) capable of motion: males produce small motile gametes
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This has had a tremendous impact on fungal biology, because it means that no fungus can produce motile gametes, and two organisms must therefore come into direct physical contact to effect sexual reproduction.
  • Finally, greater moisture availability would enhance transfer of motile gametes, thereby leading to more successful sporophyte development.
  • Most are motile animals, but members of the order Stauromedusae are sessile.
2 Psychology Relating to or characterized by responses that involve muscular rather than audiovisual sensations.

Origen

mid 19th century: from Latin motus 'motion', on the pattern of mobile.

Derivados

motility

1
Pronunciación: /-ˈtɪlɪti/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Sperm motility and progression were determined as described above.
  • They affect the brain and nervous system, and have an effect on the motility, or movement, of the gut.
  • Thus, it is safe to describe IBS as a problem of disordered bowel motility.

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