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mobilization

 [mo″bĭ-lĭ-za´shun]
1. the process of making a fixed part movable by separating it from surrounding structures so that it is accessible for an operative procedure.
2. the release of a substance stored in the body into the circulation for bodily use.
3. the assembling or preparation of something in response to a need.
family mobilization in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as making use of family strengths to influence patient's health in a positive direction.
joint mobilization passive movement of a joint to restore motion or relieve pain. Small oscillatory motions that do not stretch the capsular or other soft tissue structures are often used for reducing pain, while larger (grade III or IV) oscillatory or sustained motions are used to stretch structures and restore accessory or joint play motions. Movements are slow enough that the patient can voluntarily stop them. See also joint manipulation.
stapes mobilization surgical correction of immobility of the stapes in treatment of deafness.

mo·bi·li·za·tion

(mō'bi-li-zā'shŭn),
1. Making movable; restoring the power of motion in a joint.
See also: mobilize.
2. The act or the result of the act of mobilizing; exciting a hitherto quiescent process into physiologic activity.
See also: mobilize.
3. The process by which a conjugative plastid brings about the transfer from one cell to another of DNA.

mobilization

/mo·bi·li·za·tion/ (mo″bĭ-lĭ-za´shun) the rendering of a fixed part movable.
stapes mobilization  surgical correction of immobility of the stapes in treatment of deafness.

mo·bi·li·za·tion

(mō'bi-lī-zā'shŭn)
1. Making movable; restoring the power of motion in a joint.
2. The act or the result of the act of mobilizing; exciting a hitherto quiescent process into physiologic activity.

mobilization

The process of relieving stiffness or restoring the full range of movement in a joint or a person, usually after illness or injury or after prolonged forced immobility. Local mobilization after fractures, joint or joint capsule disorders or other injuries may require PHYSIOTHERAPY or even manipulation under anaesthesia.

Mobilization

Making movable, restoring the power of motion in a joint. Movement which increases joint mobility.
Mentioned in: Contractures

mobilization

restoration of range of joint movement or tissue mobility by mechanical therapy

mobilization

the rendering of a fixed part movable.
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The most dangerous thing hinted at by Iran's sounding the horn and the general mobilization that it is carrying out to ensure the success of its counter-attack to retain its regional cards, led by Syria, is indicated by the distribution of the photo of the meeting between the supreme leader of the Islamic Republic with the secretary general of Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah.
It added that the "Sudan Call" forces declares the general mobilization and urges all civil and political forces to mobilize the masses to resist the increase in the price of goods and services.
2003 -- The late Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah declared state of general mobilization to beef up efforts of the armed forces to assert the state's sovereignty.
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There are risks which are real today and which require a general mobilization," Cazeneuve said after a meeting of EU interior ministers in Brussels to discuss the threat posed by foreign fighters.
On Tuesday, North Korea blasted the US for the joint naval exercise and said it has ordered a general mobilization of its armed forces, warning the US-led drills could bring "unpredictable disasters.
By Isaiah Abraham April 12, 2012 -- The Sudanese Parliament has declared general mobilization for war against the neighboring Republic of South Sudan.
The Vice President said that the Political Sector of the NCP got assured the commitment to the general mobilization which would include all the part's members and the other national forces to repulse the aggression.
Redur Khalil, quoted by the Carnegie Endowment, said the YPG, or People's Protection Units, had grown in number after a recent general mobilization.
2003 -- The Amir, Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, declares state of general mobilization to beef up efforts of the armed forces to assert the state's sovereignty.

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