stabilization

stabilization is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(stā″bĭl-ĭ-zā′shŏn)


1. The act of making something, such as a body structure, chemical reaction, mood state, or disease process more stable or rigid, less variable, mobile or volatile.
2. The fixation of a dental restoration, the mandible, or a tooth so that it will not move, esp. under such conditions as chewing, speaking, or swallowing.

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