motility vs. mobility

Philipp Wechner philipp.wechner at uibk.ac.at
Sun Jan 2 20:09:09 EST 2000



lamb schrieb:

> 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

Sorry, but that's wrong! Also in the German language there are two words. I
Think Bob did explain it correctly.






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