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aplanetic

[ey-pluh-net-ik] /ˌeɪ pləˈnɛt ɪk/
adjective, Biology
1.
having no motility.
Origin
a-6 + Greek planēt(ós) wandering (see planet) + -ic; cf. aplanatic
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British Dictionary definitions for aplanetic

aplanetic

/ˌæpləˈnɛtɪk/
adjective
1.
(esp of some algal and fungal spores) nonmotile or lacking a motile stage
Word Origin
variant of aplanatic
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