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mo·bi·lize

(mō'bi-līz),
1. To liberate material stored in the body; more specifically, to move a substance from tissue stores into the bloodstream.
2. To excite quiescent material to physiologic activity.
[Fr. mobiliser, to liberate, make ready, fr. L. mobilis, movable]

mobilize

(mō′bə-līz′)
v. mobi·lized, mobi·lizing, mobi·lizes
v.tr.
To release or make available, as cells or chemical substances: hormones that mobilize calcium from bones.

mo′bi·li·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

mobilize

(mō′bĭl-īz)
1. To incite to physiological action.
2. To render movable; to put in movement.
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Due to their experiences during the process to mobilize, train, deploy and then return from combat, reserve-component Soldiers participating in OWT add an understanding of the challenges faced by mobilizing Reserve and National Guard Soldiers.
This competitive diversity is the new religious factor in Latin America, with the proliferation of small religious enterprises that are independent of institutional Catholicism and the presence of a few large religious corporations that mobilize several million members(1) and are capable of rederating local initiatives.
"We think if you have small amounts it is good because it mobilizes energy for the immune system," says Cerami.