motility motility  /moʊ ˈtɪ lɪ ti/


  1. (n) ability to move spontaneously and independently
  2. (n) a change of position that does not entail a change of location



  1. About 50% of all gas victims suffer from either excessive or inadequate motility in the bowel.
  2. Actress Page, an artist of unusual richness and motility, soon melts any sense of frigidity in the heroine with her glowing warmth and charm.
  3. And some scientists speculate that exercise increases bowel motility, a factor in avoiding colon cancer.


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  • "The Biophysical Society is pleased to recognize Dr. Spudich's longstanding efforts to further the study of the molecular basis of cell motility through single molecule approaches," said Steven M. Block, President of the Biophysical Society....
    on Feb 20, 2006 By: Steven M Block Source: dBusinessNews Boston (press release)

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