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Medical Dictionary


noun im·mo·bi·li·za·tion

Medical Definition of IMMOBILIZATION

:  the act of immobilizing or state of being immobilized: as a :  quiet rest in bed for a prolonged period used in the treatment of disease (as tuberculosis) b :  fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part usually to promote healing in normal structural relation


im·mo·bi·li·za·tion also British im·mo·bi·li·sa·tion \im-ˌō-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən\
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