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For that reason, the spacecraft was loaded with navigation software to guide it to a safe spot in an area that features 200-foot cliffs, gullies, boulders and sand-filled craters that could potentially immobilize it.

Creatine, an amino acid, may help prevent muscle loss, especially while a limb is immobilized.

Even with the hippo immobilized, it was surprisingly difficult to locate his, ahem, parts.

Broken and immobilized in the pool below Howick Falls, Corliss said, he’d lain perfectly awake as freshwater crabs dug into his torn flesh.

Whatever one calls it, all of this uncertainty can immobilize young people when they feel they can do nothing to fix it.

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There was no immobilization of women in the early Islamic era.

Immobilization of the broken parts of the bone is the object sought.

In cases of strains of tendons, during the acute stage, immobilization of the affected parts is in order.

In fractures of the shaft of the humerus, then, it is apparent that immobilization is very difficult if at all possible.

However, reduction and immobilization of this as in all fractures, must be done without delay.

Immobilization as for fracture is not necessary but, nevertheless, movement is to be restricted as much as possible.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to immobilization, such as: binding, confinement, curb, delay, fetters, and gridlock.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.