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immotile

[ ih-moht-l ]
/ ɪˈmoʊt l /
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adjective
not able to move; not motile.
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Origin of immotile

First recorded in 1870–75; im-2 + motile

OTHER WORDS FROM immotile

im·mo·til·i·ty [im-oh-til-i-tee], /ˌɪm oʊˈtɪl ɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for immotile

immotile
/ (ɪˈməʊtaɪl) /

adjective
(esp of living organisms or their parts) not capable of moving spontaneously and independently

Derived forms of immotile

immotility (ˌɪməʊˈtɪlɪtɪ), noun
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Medical definitions for immotile

immotile
[ ĭ-mōtl, ĭ-mōtīl′ ]

adj.
Not moving or lacking the ability to move.
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