Origin of immotile
Related formsim·mo·til·i·ty [im-oh-til-i-tee] /ˌɪm oʊˈtɪl ɪ ti/, noun
First recorded in 1870–75; im-2
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Related Words for immotileimmobile
Examples from the Web for immotile
Historical Examples of immotile
Nearly all cocci are immotile, while the bacilli may or may not be.
While many forms are fixed to the substratum, others are free, being in this condition either motile or immotile.
The cause of this luminosity is Micrococcus phosphorens, an immotile round, or almost round organism.
British Dictionary definitions for immotile
Derived Formsimmotility (ˌɪməʊˈtɪlɪtɪ), noun
(esp of living organisms or their parts) not capable of moving spontaneously and independently
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Not moving or lacking the ability to move.
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