immotile


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immotile

(ĭ-mōt′l, ĭ-mō′tīl′)
adj.
Not moving or lacking the ability to move.

im′mo·til′i·ty (-tĭl′ĭ-tē) n.
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It has already been remarked that nearly all men with the immotile cilia syndrome are sterile ('Subfertile' Bartoloni et al.
sup][8] Afzelius in their original series of 14 patients with immotile cilia syndrome had three patients treated for previous tuberculosis.
9%) in progressive motility and decrease in non-progressive motility and immotile sperm after treatment in treated group when compared to control group.
Initiation of flagellar movement has been studied with various spermatozoa that are immotile in the testis, such as those in marine invertebrates and fishes, or in the cauda epididymis, as in mammals before ejaculation.
After a pollen grain lands on a receptive stigma of a pistil, a pollen tube germinates from the hydrated pollen grain and delivers the immotile sperm cells over a long distance toward the ovule.
A method for preparation, storage and activation of large population of immotile sea urchin sperm.
It includes Kartegener syndrome, immotile cilia syndrome and ciliary orientation defects (1).
Congenital causes include cystic fibrosis (CF, Figure 12), immotile cilia syndrome (Kartagener's syndrome), hyper-IgE syndrome, and common-variable immunodeficiency.
Some sperms cannot make this journey and are said to be immotile.
This is especially true for oligoasthenoterato zoo-spermic (OAT) samples that contain largely non-viable and immotile sperm.
The static cilia explained the patients' chest and ear infections, as well as the immotile sperm.