immobilize

(redirected from immobilizes)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to immobilizes: immobilising

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
References in periodicals archive ?
The newly discovered cesium ion sieve, the researchers say, "not only selectively exchanges cesium ions but also immobilizes them at room temperature through chemical bonding that.
The company also announced that it has increased the depth of its HIV/AIDS treatment pipeline to include two proprietary HIV-Hemopurifier(TM) treatments: AEMD-45, which is an immobilized antibody treatment cartridge, and AEMD-61, a treatment cartridge that immobilizes both antibodies for HIV and antisense DNA.
The method immobilizes biological specimens by drying them onto solid or porous supports, such as microscope slides or membranes, to which reagents are added for direct amplification.