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immobilize

adjective fixed, have no freedom, have no mobility, immovable, impassive, inactive, inexpressive, inflexible, like a statue, motionless, paralyzed, rigid, rooted, stationary, staunch, steadfast, still, transfixed, unmoving
See also: bind, fetter, lock, restrain
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In this article, we propose an alternate technique for immobilizing intraoral grafts that might be more effective than the tie-over technique, especially for the grafting of defects of the buccal mucosa.
Immobilizing cells contributes to meat fermentation.
DTC eligibility will provide clearing and settlement efficiencies in Forster common stock shares by immobilizing securities and allowing "book-entry" changes to ownership.
The skin care composition also includes from about 5-95% of an emollient having a plastic or fluid consistency at 20[degrees]C, and from 5-95% of an agent capable of immobilizing the emollient in the article.
Utah State University (Logan, UT) has patented a method for the in vitro biosynthesis of proteins in native conformation by immobilizing on the surface of an affinity matrix at discrete locations a ligand for which the protein being synthesized has an affinity and adding to the reaction mixture said affinity matrix having said immobilized ligand so that each molecule that is in the process of folding into a functional protein molecule may bind an immobilized ligand and be kept separated from other protein molecules as the folding proceeds.