movement

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Related to ciliary movement: thymus, Cilia and flagella

movement

(Activity), noun campaign, cause, mass movement, motion, operation, principle, series of actions directed towards a particular end, undertaking

movement

(Progress), noun action, agitation, circulation, course, denomination, effort, great cause, interest, issue, measure, outflow, performance, removal, shift, step, stir, stride, transition, transmittal, traveling

movement

(Shipment), noun cartage, conveyance, transit, transportation
See also: activity, band, campaign, circulation, course, denomination, dispatch, operation, outflow, progress, transition, transmittal
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These two regulatory mechanisms of microtubule sliding by calcium and cAMP also explain the flagellar movement of intact spermatozoa, and furthermore are employed in the ciliary movement.
Tubulin-dynein system in flagellar and ciliary movement Hideo MOHRI, Kazuo INABA, Sumio ISHIJIMA and Shoji A.
The infrequency of nasal tuberculosis might be explained by the protection afforded by ciliary movement, the bactericidal action of nasal secretions, and the filtering provided by the nasal vibrissae.
The answer could lie in ciliary movement or in their ability to sense cells' surroundings.