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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.

motile

having spontaneous but not conscious or volitional movement.