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Synonyms for immotile

(of spores or microorganisms) not capable of movement

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There was a significant decrease in the percentage of the immotile sperms and a significant increase in the percentage of the non-progressive sperms in the presence of LC and PF compared with the control samples at 30 minutes (P=0.
Like most other biologists, they firmly believed that the nodal cilia were immotile.
The immotile cilia syndrome: A congenital ciliary abnormality as an etiologic factor in chronic airway infection and male sterility.
immotile sinking or downward-swimming sperm), while the mixed treatment tests the effects of physical disturbance and aeration on sperm viability.
reported in their study that they used motile spermatozoa for ICSI in 159 cycles while they used immotile spermatozoa in 138 other cycles (13).
Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD), also known as Immotile Cilia Syndrome, is a rare disease characterized by alteration of structure and function of cilia at the surface of respiratory epithelial cells and of the sperm tail.
Bacteria entrapped in the coagulin clot are immotile, and are held so tightly as to lack even thermal (Brownian) motion.
Furthermore, the percentages of motile, locally motile, and immotile spermatozoa were assessed by use of CRISMAS computer-aided sperm motility analyzer (CASA), as previously described by Larsen et al.
69 Immotile sperm motility n (%) 48 (80) Immotile sperm morphology n (%) 15 (25) Liquefaction time (min) 15-30 pH 7.
Females can present with subfertility due to sluggish movement of ova in the fallopian tubes, while males demonstrate infertility secondary to immotile spermatozoa.
To evaluate sperm motility, sperm were classified as immotile (IM, no movement), non-progressive motile (NP, all other patterns of motility with an absence of forward progression, e.
We counted sperm with progressive and nonprogressive motility and immotile sperm and calculated percentages of motile sperm and progressively motile sperm.
Herring are unique among fish in that sperm are immotile when released from males and remain so after dilution into the surrounding media (Yanagimachi and Kanoh, 1953).
Motility was determined by counting the number of immotile spermatozoa and subtracting from the total count multiplied by x 100%.
Sperm were classified as either highly motile (the usual state of sperm in AW), reduced in motility, or immotile.