Definition of


  1. (noun, act) a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    movement is a sign of life
    an impatient move of his hand
    gastrointestinal motility
  2. (noun, attribute) ability to move spontaneously and independently

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Synonyms of Motility

motion, move, movement

Antonyms of Motility


Origin of the word Motility

  1. 1836, from motile + -ity. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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