Meaning of 'immobilization'

Find the meaning of the word ‘immobilization’

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Meaning of ‘immobilization’

2 definitions found.



the act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement

Example: "the storm caused complete immobilization of the rescue team"

Synonyms: immobilisation immobilizing


fixation of a body part in order to promote proper healing, for example in a plaster cast or by a splint

Example: "Immobilization of the injured knee was necessary for recovery."

Synonyms: immobilisation

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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