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Motile   /mˈoʊtəl/   Listen

One whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action.

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"Motile" Quotes from Famous Books

... plants may be seen as actively moving cells or as non-motile cells. The former consist of a minute mass of protoplasm, granular and mostly colored green, but clear and colorless at the more pointed end, and where it is prolonged into two delicate filaments called cilia. After moving actively ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 623, December 10, 1887 • Various

... of two kinds are, first, a generally aggressive and motile fertilizing or so-called "male cell," called in its typical form an antherozoid; and, second, a passive and motionless receptive or so-called ...
— Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XXI., No. 531, March 6, 1886 • Various

Words linked to "Motile" :   perceiver, mobile, micro-organism, observer, microorganism, percipient, beholder, motility

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