immobilization definition

  • noun:
    • The act or means of preventing a thing from going.
    • The process where organic soil matter is decomposed and soaked up by microorganisms, and thus unavailable to plants.
    • A making immobile; reduction to immobility.
    • fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part so that you can promote proper healing
    • the work of restricting activity or making not capable of action

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