immobilization

meaning: the act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement (noun)

example:the storm caused complete immobilization of the rescue team

synonyms:immobilisation, immobilizing,


meaning: fixation of a body part in order to promote proper healing, for example in a plaster cast or by a splint (noun)

example:Immobilization of the injured knee was necessary for recovery.

synonyms:immobilisation,