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Immobilization

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Fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing; immobilization of the injured knee was necessary.The act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement; the storm caused complete immobilization of the rescue team.immobilization

The act of rendering whole or part of the body immobile, whether accidental or deliberate. This also refers to the state of immobility.