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Meaning of MOTILITY

Pronunciation:  mow'tilitee

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.