Definition of Immobilisation

1. Noun. Fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing. "Immobilization of the injured knee was necessary"

Exact synonyms: Immobilization
Generic synonyms: Preservation, Saving
Derivative terms: Immobilise, Immobilize



2. Noun. The act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement. "The storm caused complete immobilization of the rescue team"
Exact synonyms: Immobilization, Immobilizing
Generic synonyms: Restraint
Derivative terms: Immobilise, Immobilize, Immobilize, Immobilize

Definition of Immobilisation

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of immobilization) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Immobilisation

1. The act of rendering immovable, as by a cast or splint. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Immobilisation

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Literary usage of Immobilisation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Radionuclide Retention in Geologic Media: Workshop Proceedings, Oskarshamn by Svensk kärnbränslehantering AB., OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2002)
"3.5 immobilisation 3.5.1 Fundamental understanding of immobilisation processes and the evidence on which it is based The immobilisation of radionuclides in ..."

2. Shibboleths of tuberculosis by Marcus Paterson (1920)
"I have never met one " trained " in the details of immobilisation by a ... The number of nurses who are really acquainted with immobilisation must be ..."

3. The Principles of Surgery and Surgical Pathology: General Rules Governing by Hermann Tillmanns (1894)
"Dressing for producing immobilisation are used for fractures, inflammations i joints, ... Even : ancient times attempts were made to form immobilisation ..."

4. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1893)
"... in the first instance, extension to the head and feet, and complete immobilisation by sandbags or plaster of Paris ; this treatment should be continued ..."

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