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1. immobilization

noun. the act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement.

Synonyms

  • restraint
  • immobilizing

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • intemperance
  • evil

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • immobilize (English)
  • -ize (English)

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2. immobilization

noun. fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing.

Synonyms

  • saving
  • preservation

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • immobilize (English)
  • -ize (English)

Example sentences of the word immobilization


1. Noun, singular or mass
You should always seek medical attention as quickly as possible if you suspect you've broken your hand, but for a temporary immobilization of the hand, you should wrap it loosely and use a splint.

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