Motility Sentence Examples
Myotonic dystrophy affects heart muscle, causing arrhythmias and heart block, and the muscles of the digestive system, leading to motility disorders and constipation.
In a controlled trial, 100 men with low sperm motility received either 57 mg of zinc twice daily or a placebo.
Bulk producing laxatives increase the volume of the stool, and will both soften the stool and stimulate intestinal motility.
Complications can include other digestive disorders such as intestinal motility, duodenogastric reflux, gastritis, peptic ulcers, and megaduodenum.
Drug therapies that promote intestinal motility (ability of the intestine to move spontaneously), such as cisapride and vasopressin (Pitressin), are sometimes prescribed.
The diet and exercise level of the father are also important, as these can affect sperm production and motility.
Thus, although isogamy consists in typical cases of a union of naked motile gametes by a fusion which begins at the beaked ends, and results in the formation of an immotile spherical zygote surrounded by a cell-wall, in Leptosira it is noticeable that the fusion begins at the blunt end; in a species of Chlamydomonas the two gametes are each included in a cell-wall before fusion; and in many cases the zygote retains for some time its motility with the double number of cilia.
Aplanospores would seem to represent zoospores arrested in their development; without reaching the stage of motility, they germinate within the sporangium.
Until the recent discovery by Williams of motility, by means of a single cilium, of the antherozoids of Dictyota and Taonia, they were believed to be immotile bodies, like the male cells of red seaweeds.
The experiment of Engelmann referred to deserves to be mentioned here, if only in illustration .of the use to which algae have been put in the study of physiological problems. Engelmann observed that certain bacteria were motile only in the presence of oxygen, and that they retained their motility in a microscopic preparation in the neighbourhood of an algal filament when they had come to rest elsewhere on account of the exhaustion of oxygen.Advertisement
After the bacteria had all been brought to rest by being placed in the dark, he threw a spectrum upon the filament, and observed in what region the bacteria first regained their motility, owing to the liberation of oxygen in the process of carbon-assimilation.
Two fluorescent, protein-based biosensors have been developed by the Division of Physical Biochemistry at NIMR, as part of research into motility proteins.
Cranial nerve palsies of the third, fourth and sixth cranial nerve palsies of the third, fourth and sixth cranial nerves may occur, affecting extraocular motility.
Patients with cystic fibrosis may be more prone to gastro-intestinal motility disturbances.
Gastrointestinal system Vomiting, delayed gastric emptying, reduced bowel motility.Advertisement
Furthermore, jejunal interposition can influence the motility of the entire intestinal tract resulting in a better functional outcome.
My work encompasses the cell cycle, cell motility and the cytoskeleton and is mainly focussed on aspects of late mitosis and cytokinesis.
Low sperm count, poor motility, or abnormal morphology of sperm can make it very difficult to conceive using your partners sperm.
Emphasis was put on the high fiber diet needed by rabbits to achieve optimum GI tract motility.
Transverse motility set showing peristalsis in the small bowel.Advertisement
Motility stimulants Cisapride is the one stimulant that is well studied, with a principal effect on oesophageal acid clearance.
Nor is motility by means of cilia known in the group. In the unicellular forms, cell-division involves multiplication of the plant.
Motility disorders such as Hirschsprung's disease and psuedo-obstruction may cause blockages by retarding peristalsis, the intestinal muscle contractions that move food and waste.
Indigestion is sometimes caused by abnormal patterns in the motility of the stomach.
Such ciliary motion is known in the adult condition of the cells of Volvocaceae, but where this is not the case the reproductive cells are endowed with motility for a brief period.Advertisement