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immobilize

[i′mō·bə‚līz]
(medicine)
To render motionless or to fix in place, as by splints or surgery.
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The CIVICO trUpoint ARCH SRS / SRT provides superior immobilisation for a variety of brain, head and neck radiotherapy treatments, while the Body Pro-Lok ONE SBRT Immobilisation System, helps keep the patient in a completely still state, allowing for accurate position of the target," said Dr Tarek Dufan, director of the Radiation Oncology Department, American Hospital Dubai.
The superficial zone was affected both in immobilisation and re-mobilisation.
However it was only in 1870s when Hugh O Thomas (1834-1891) devised his modification to solve the problem of efficient immobilisation of the lower limb, both in the treatment of fractures, especially of the femoral shaft, and in treatment of chronic bone and joint diseases, in particular tuberculosis of the knee (Thomas 1876).
Coverage also includes multi-layered hydrocolloid products, immobilisation for food purposes, texturisation of vegetative materials, food uses of hydrocolloid cellular matrices and uses of gums for producing special textures.
Effects of immobilisation on fertility in female black rhino (Diceros bicornis).
But crucially and uniquely, i-mob enables remote immobilisation, enabling the owner to stop the car in its tracks - not immediately, as that could be dangerous, but just as soon as the car is parked or stationary.
A long period of immobilisation on the ground can also result in additional fuel consumption.
M2 PHARMA-October 16, 2015-Qfix Launches New Immobilisation System for Head and Neck Radiotherapy Treatment