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immobilization

noun im·mo·bi·li·za·tion

Medical Definition of immobilization

  1. :  the act of immobilizing or state of being immobilized: asa:  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



Variants of immobilization

also British

immobilisation

\im-ˌō-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən\play

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