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See definition of motile on Dictionary.com
  • as inmobile
  • as inmovable
  • as inmoving
  • as intransportable

synonyms for motile

  • ambulatory
  • fluid
  • free
  • itinerant
  • liquid
  • locomotive
  • migrant
  • peripatetic
  • portable
  • roving
  • wandering
  • adaptable
  • changeable
  • loose
  • migratory
  • motorized
  • moving
  • mutable
  • nomadic
  • roaming
  • unsettled
  • unstable
  • unstationary
  • unsteadfast
  • unsteady
  • versatile
See also synonyms for: motility
  • changing
  • shifting
  • advancing
  • climbing
  • evolving
  • flying
  • going
  • jumping
  • progressing
  • roaming
  • roving
  • running
  • traversing
  • walking
  • movable
  • nomadic
  • portable
  • unfixed
  • unstable
  • unsteadfast
  • unsteady

antonyms for motile

MOST RELEVANT
  • settled
  • solid
  • fixed
  • immobile
  • stable
  • stationary
  • unmovable
  • fixed
  • immovable
  • permanent
  • unmovable
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    How to use motile in a sentence

    They found that the proportion of men with a normal total motile sperm count had declined by approximately 10% over the previous 16 years.
    MALE FERTILITY IS DECLINING – STUDIES SHOW THAT ENVIRONMENTAL TOXINS COULD BE A REASONLGBTQ-EDITORJULY 30, 2021NO STRAIGHT NEWS
    So in 2019, a team of researchers decided to focus on the more powerful total motile sperm count.
    MALE FERTILITY IS DECLINING – STUDIES SHOW THAT ENVIRONMENTAL TOXINS COULD BE A REASONLGBTQ-EDITORJULY 30, 2021NO STRAIGHT NEWS
    A more accurate measure looks at the total motile sperm count, which evaluates the fraction of sperm that are able to swim and move.
    MALE FERTILITY IS DECLINING – STUDIES SHOW THAT ENVIRONMENTAL TOXINS COULD BE A REASONLGBTQ-EDITORJULY 30, 2021NO STRAIGHT NEWS
    Moreover, “a xenobot may be induced to fragment and form two small ones,” she said, “and maybe some cells will divide and differentiate into motile and nonmotile ones.”
    CELLS FORM INTO ‘XENOBOTS’ ON THEIR OWNPHILIP BALLMARCH 31, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
    Probably not by accident—EM3 was a vibrio species, belonging to a genus of motile, comma-shaped bacteria native to salt water.
    WHEN EVOLUTION IS INFECTIOUS - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENMOISES VELASQUEZ-MANOFFSEPTEMBER 30, 2020NAUTILUS
    The organism is an actively motile spiral thread, about four times the diameter of a red corpuscle in length.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    These bacilli (Fig. 89) are large (5 to 10 long), non-motile, and usually arranged end to end in chains.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    It is not unlike a pus-corpuscle in size and general appearance, but is actively motile.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    Spirochte pallida is an extremely slender, spiral, motile thread, with pointed ends.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    Cocci exhibit this movement, but with the exception of the Micrococcus agilis, the cocci are non-motile.
    THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO MOTILE

    • adaptable
    • ambulatory
    • changeable
    • fluid
    • free
    • itinerant
    • liquid
    • locomotive
    • loose
    • migrant
    • migratory
    • motile
    • motorized
    • moving
    • mutable
    • nomadic
    • peripatetic
    • portable
    • roaming
    • roving
    • unsettled
    • unstable
    • unstationary
    • unsteadfast
    • unsteady
    • versatile
    • wandering
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.