Translation of immobilize in Spanish:

immobilize

Pronunciation: /ɪˈməʊbəlaɪz; ɪˈməʊbɪlaɪz/

vt

  • 1.1 [vehicle/capital] inmovilizar*
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    • It's whether you're immobilized by the fear of death.
    • It's clearly true that he is virtually immobilized through his fear of coming across poorly in the eyes of strangers.
    • The result was a government immobilized by fear of schism and unable to respond to a real opportunity to develop a better relation with the minority community.
    1.2 [limb/patient] inmovilizar*
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    • The damaged limbs were often kept immobilized because of the confinement of the iron lung.
    • If a body part must be immobilised - to allow skin graft adherence, for example - then the part should be splinted or positioned in an anti-deformity position for the minimum time possible.
    • Another barrier surgeons had to overcome was immobilizing a shattered limb while ensuring they had access to the open wound so they could treat infection.

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