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Meaning of MOTILITY

Pronunciation:  mow'tilitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
  2. [n]  ability to move spontaneously and independently
 

MOTILITY is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: motion, move, movement
 
 Antonyms: immotility
 
 See Also: abduction, adduction, agitation, body English, change, circumduction, closing, dart, disturbance, eurhythmics, eurhythmy, eurythmics, eurythmy, eversion, everting, fetal movement, flicker, flit, flutter, foetal movement, gesture, headshake, headshaking, inclination, inclining, inversion, jerk, jerking, jolt, kick, kicking, kneel, kneeling, lurch, mobility, nystagmus, opening, pitch, pitching, posing, prostration, quiver, quivering, reach, reaching, reciprocation, reclining, retraction, retroflection, retroflexion, rotation, shutting, sitting, span, squat, squatting, squirm, standing, straddle, stretch, stroke, sweep, upending, vibration, wave, waver, wiggle, wriggle

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mo*til"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. motilit['e].] (Physiol.)
Capability of motion; contractility.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: movement of food through the digestive tract.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The property of movement by a cell under its own power.
 

 

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