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aplanetic

[ ey-pluh-net-ik ]
/ ˌeɪ pləˈnɛt ɪk /
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adjective Biology.
having no motility.
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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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