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motile

 [mo´til]
having spontaneous but not conscious or volitional movement.

mo·tile

(mō'til), Do not confuse this word with mobile.
1. Having the power of spontaneous movement.
2. Denoting the type of mental imagery in which one learns and recalls most readily that which has been felt, that is, having a kinesthetic representational system. Compare: audile.
3. A person having such mental imagery.
[see motion]

motile

(mōt′l, mō′tīl′)
adj.
1. Biology Moving or having the power to move spontaneously: motile spores.
2. Psychology Of or relating to mental imagery that arises primarily from sensations of bodily movement and position rather than from visual or auditory sensations.

mo·til′i·ty (mō-tĭl′ĭ-tē) n.

motile

adjective Capable of or referring to self-propelled movement.

mo·tile

(mō'til)
1. Having the power of spontaneous movement.
2. Denoting the type of mental imagery in which one learns and recalls most readily that which has been felt.
Compare: audile
3. A person having such mental imagery.

mo·tile

(mō'til)
Having the power of spontaneous movement.
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The binary logistic regression was applied to adjust for the effect of duration of infertility, number of dominant follicles, endometrium thickness, and total motile sperm count to the pregnancy outcomes among both IUI group as represented in table 3.
The OP group also demonstrates lower median values of progressively motile sperm compared with the OC group; however, the difference remained insignificant.
Specifically, they had a 27% decrease in sperm concentration (p = 0.025), a 20% decrease in sperm motility (p = 0.001), and a 39% decrease in total motile sperm count (p = 0.01) 22 years later, compared with men in the control group without acute high exposure.
where V is the velocity vector, J is the electric current density in the fluid, B is the magnetic induction, [rho] is the fluid density, p is the pressure, v is the kinematic viscosity of the fluid, T is the temperature, [T.sub.0] is the reference temperature, [alpha] is the thermal diffusivity, [Q.sub.s] (t) is the volumetric rate of heat generation/absorption, C is the concentration of the chemical reaction, [C.sub.0] is the reference concentration, D is the mass diffusivity, K(t) is the reaction rate, N is the concentration of motile microorganism, and j is the flux of microorganisms.
Vaginal pH is five, and microscopic evaluation of vaginal fluid reveals clue cells but no motile trichomonads or yeast pseudohyphae or buds.
3B shows the calibration curve for motile sperm concentration, ranging from 3.73 to 315 million/mL (with motility ranging from 9% to 87%).
Isolation and Characterization of Motile Aeromonads from Aquatic Environment.
Being highly motile, the larvae can easily escape notice, resulting in lack of symptom improvement.
Wet preparations of the motile fractions were prepared by removing a 10 [micro]l aliquot, which was placed onto a clean glass slide and covered with a 22 x 22 mm coverslip.
Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) is a rare genetic disorder which results in defective motile cilia within the human airway.
One of 200 progressive spermatozoa who moved forward was considered as motile spermatozoa and the results were presented as percentages [7, 14, 10, 8].
A recursive anthropology, he suggests, would refigure the notion of truth--anthropological truth--away from what he shows to be a deeply problematic project of "representing alterity." In the place of representational truth-propositions he suggests a motile and open-ended truth-making through inventive definition, or "infinition."