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Meaning of IMMOBILIZATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement; "the storm caused complete immobilization of the rescue team"
  2. [n]  fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing; "immobilization of the injured knee was necessary"
 

IMMOBILIZATION is a 14 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: immobilisation, immobilizing
 
 See Also: fixation, fixing, restraint

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: preventing movement to allow for natural healing to take place.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. The prevention of movement.
  2. The permanent attachment of enzymes, bacteria or other cells (such as plant or animal) to a hard substrate or within a stable matrix via any of a number of physical and/or chemical means.
 

 

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