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immobilize

 [im-mo´bil-īz]
to render incapable of being moved, as by a cast.

im·mo·bi·lize

(i-mō'bi-līz),
To render fixed or incapable of moving.
[L. in- neg. + mobilis, movable]

immobilize

(ĭ-mō′bə-līz′)
tr.v. immobi·lized, immobi·lizing, immobi·lizes
To fix the position of (a joint or fractured limb), as with a splint or cast.

im·mo′bi·li·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
im·mo′bi·liz′er n.

immobilize

to render incapable of being moved, as by a cast.
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VTT's industrial partners have designed and built pilot or semi-industrial sale systems to further investigate the feasibility of continuous, immobilized primary fermentation.
For example, the lyophilization and rehydration of Lactobacillus plantarum and Pediococcus pentosaceus cells immobilized within calcium alginate beads resulted in higher survival rates when researchers incorporated glycerol or adonitol with skim milk as a cryoprotectant.
Methods for nucleic acid hybridization analysis using stem-loop DNA "hairpin" probes, or an array of immobilized probes are also protected.
In the case of AEMD-45, each cartridge contains immobilized antibodies that effectively bind and remove HIV and toxic viral surface proteins from the blood of infected patients.
It includes an ankle bracelet transmitter, similar in size to a pager, which is worn by the immobilized driver and a receiver which is installed in the car.
In order to get to T+1 settlement in 36 months, paper certificates will need to be immobilized or even eliminated for all publicly traded securities," said Frank J.
will be testing another thermal destruction process which destroys the organics by intense heat and creates a glass-like material with the metals immobilized within.
The other five times the sighting light of the TASER was shone on the target, and when they were told that they would be immobilized with 50,000 volts, they gave themselves up.
Pressure ulcers on the plantar surface of the foot can occur as well; the patient is not immobilized, but has lost sensation and does not take steps to relieve constant pressure that may be exerted on the foot.
Veiling visual references and stripping his art of metaphorical content, Chlanda creates sculptures that do not "resemble" anything, rather, these immobilized bodies quietly engage the viewers' imagination.
ImmunoDetection assays rely on patented perfusive media, using these media with antibodies immobilized on solid surfaces.