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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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Influence of salts on the covalent immobilisation of proteins to modified copolymers of 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate with ethylene dimethacrylate.
In addition, the company's patient-centric solutions include advanced patient immobilisation and positioning hardware and consumables, fiducial markers, couchtops and overlays, software, patient care products and advanced 6DOF robotic patient positioning.
Patient willing to sign consent form, which clearly mentioned the need for immobilisation for minimum of 3 weeks.
There are various methods of good immobilisation, such as physical adsorption using zeolite and entrapment using [kappa]-carrageenan.
Smith, "Effect of Al source and alkali activation on Pb and Cu immobilisation in fly-ash based "geopolymers"," Applied Geochemistry, vol.
There are many factors involved in the development of joint degeneration, including prolonged joint dislocation and immobilisation. Prolonged joint dislocation, as seen in developmental dysplasia of the hip, is a mechanical reason for cartilage degradation.
"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.
Immobilisation and functional treatment for acute lateral ankle ligament injuries in adults.
When increments on protein load do not represent an increase of the differential immobilisation grade (diff.IG) (del Monte et al., 2002), but it remains stable within a 3% of variability, that diff.IG is considered the pMQ.
Akbulut, "Immobilisation of [beta]-galactosidase onto gelatin by glutaraldehyde and chromium(III) acetate," Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, vol.
Objective: To determine the staining grades and morphological changes in the cells of articular cartilage of patella on immobilisation and re-mobilisation in rats.
The purified 58 kDa protein from Achyranthes aspera caused the immediate immobilisation of sperms as compared to that of control in a dose dependent manner.