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immobilize

[i′mō·bə‚līz]
(medicine)
To render motionless or to fix in place, as by splints or surgery.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"He has been immobilised by paramedics and will be taken to Birningham's Heartlands Hospital."
PEA manager Tom Harrington admitted his staff clamped the nurse's car, but said it "was immobilised in accordance with the regulations pertaining to the site".
"He was administered pain relief to help ease his condition before ambulance staff carefully immobilised him with a neck collar, spinal board and leg splint.
Bugarski, "Beer production using immobilised cells," in Applications of Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology, V.
She was also immobilised before being taken to the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire."
The higher activity for the free enzyme compared to the immobilised form for the first 3.5 hours could be regarded to the time required for the immobilised enzyme to retain its better 3D conformation inside the gel beads.
The ten-year-old has since been immobilised and will continue to have his movement restricted for the next six weeks to aid his recovery.
Group I consisted of control animals that were not immobilised. Group 2 were immobilised for four weeks.
And if a phone is stolen, it will be immobilised, rendering it useless to thieves.
In court for not immobilising car A CASE under the recent Car Order providing that all cars not in use should be immobilised was heard at South Bank magistrates.
No doubt he was left red-faced under his helmet when the 210mph dream machine was immobilised.