1. fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing
- immobilization of the injured knee was necessary
Similar word(s): immobilisation
2. the act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement
- the storm caused complete immobilization of the rescue team
Sentences with immobilization as a noun:
- The broken bones were able to heal thanks to the immobilization of her leg in a cast.