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nonmotile

(ˌnɒnˈməʊtaɪl)
adj
(Biology) biology obsolete (of cells) not capable of movement; immotile
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Adj.1.nonmotile - (of spores or microorganisms) not capable of movement
microorganism, micro-organism - any organism of microscopic size
immobile - not capable of movement or of being moved
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It is a gram-negative, aerobic, oxidase-negative, catalasepositive, nonmotile coccobacillus to rod-shaped bacterium belonging to the Acetobacteraceae family (5,6).
Pasteurella species are small, nonmotile, aerobic and facultative anaerobic, Gram-negative coccobacilli, first isolated from wild hogs and birds in 1878, and characterized two years later by Pasteur.
Most cilia of the 9 + 0 axoneme lack dynein arms, and they are nonmotile. Mutations of two genes--DNA11 and DNAH5--account for about 30 to 50% of all cases of primary ciliary dyskinesia, and they are responsible for the defects in the outer dynein arms.
Staphylococcus aureus is a Gram-positive and nonmotile cocci bacterium that is most common in soft tissue and skin infection [1].
Trueperella (T.) pyogenes is Gram positive, haemolytic, nonmotile, non-spore-forming, facultative anaerobic coccobacillus.
Leishmania parasites have digenetic life stage, and they are transforming from nonmotile amastigote to motile promastigote stage during in vitro isolation of the parasite from clinical specimens [9].
Moraxella is a genus of aerobic, gram-negative, nonmotile, oxidase positive coccobacilli [5].
At first sight, the migration of nonmotile cells is essentially a random walk, very similar to thermally driven Brownian particles.
multocida, which belongs to the Pasteurellaceae family, is a nonmotile gram-negative coccobacillus that is penicillin sensitive [6].
Acinetobacter is a gram-negative, nonmotile, obligate aerobic, oxidasenegative, and non-fermenting rod belonging to the Moraxellaceae family.
Ciona robusta sperm behavior is dependent on the presence of chemoattractants, because they are almost completely nonmotile in the absence of chemoattractants but actively swim when exposed to them (Bolton and Haven-hand, 1996).