aplanetic

[ ey-pluh-net-ik ]
/ ˌeɪ pləˈnɛt ɪk /

adjective Biology.

having no motility.

Origin of aplanetic

a-6 + Greek planēt(ós) wandering (see planet) + -ic; cf. aplanatic
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British Dictionary definitions for aplanetic

aplanetic

/ (ˌæpləˈnɛtɪk) /

adjective

(esp of some algal and fungal spores) nonmotile or lacking a motile stage

Word Origin for aplanetic

variant of aplanatic
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