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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
These petioles are provided with a series of motile leaflets.
LIFE MOVEMENTS IN PLANTSSIR JAGADIS CHUNDER BOSE
The motile force is imparted to the gonidium by dense rows of waving cilia with which it is completely surrounded.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 460, OCTOBER 25, 1884VARIOUS
Like long rows of hyphens, slender cylindric, non-motile chains joined end to end.
THE SOCIAL GANGSTERARTHUR B. REEVE

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