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[L. fixatio, fixed state]
1. The act of holding or fastening in a rigid position. The act of immobilizing or making rigid. 2. Rigidity or immobility. 3. A phase of Freudian psychosexual development in which the libido is arrested at an early or presexual level. 4. Staining of microscopic specimens for examination. 5. The process of making a film-recorded image permanent. 6. In population genetics, the complete expression of a mutant allele in a community, the presence of the mutant allele in every member of that community.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Fixation." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762138/all/fixation.
Fixation. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762138/all/fixation. Accessed October 14, 2019.
Fixation. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762138/all/fixation
Fixation [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 14]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762138/all/fixation.
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