Definitions for "Sedentary"
Accustomed to sit much or long; as, a sedentary man.
Characterized by, or requiring, much sitting; as, a sedentary employment; a sedentary life.
Inactive; motionless; sluggish; hence, calm; tranquil.
Remaining in one place, especially when firmly attached to some object; as, the oyster is a sedentary mollusk; the barnacles are sedentary crustaceans.
sessile; attached; not moving.
Attached to a substrate but are capable of limited movement. ( Oxford Dictionary of Zoology 2003). See sessile.
Silting a lot; not involved in any physical activity that might produce significant fitness benefits
remaining in one locality, not moving around very much. References Conant, Roger, 1975. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 2nd ed. Peterson Field Guide Series. Halliday, Tim and Kraig Adler, ed., 1986. The Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians. New York: Facts On File. Smith, Hobart M. and Edmund D. Brodie, Jr., 1982. Reptiles of North America. Racine, Wisconsin: Western Publishing Company, Inc. (Golden Field Guide). Resources for Teachers Caduto, Michael and Joseph Bruchac. Keepers of the Earth: Native American Stories and Environmental Activities for Children. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Press. 1988. Caduto, Michael and Joseph Bruchac. Keepers of the Animals: Native American Stories and Wildlife Activities for Children. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Press. 1991 Aquatic Project Wild has several excellent activities related to turtles.
No physical activity in the past 7 days.
Living in a fixed location, as with most plants, tunicates, sponges, etc. Contrast with motile.
living year-round in fixed villages and engaging in farming
Keywords:  stationary, staying, place, one
Staying in one place; stationary. ()
Keywords:  illness, lead, forced, actions, life
used of persons or actions; "forced by illness to lead a sedentary life"