motility vs. mobility

lamb L.A.M.Buisman at cable.A2000.nl
Sun Jan 2 16:02:35 EST 2000


Fred Pruyn wrote:

> Who knows why the capability of moving of bacteria is called motility and
> not as usual mobility? Is there something special to their movement?
>
> I hope there some real linguistics present in these ng's.
>
> Besides that A fruitful New Year!
>
> Fred Pruyn, The Netherlands

Fred !!!It's only in the English language that they're called motile!

Loes






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