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mobilize

Pronunciation: mo'bi-liz

Definition:

  1. To liberate material stored in the body; more specifically, to move a substance from tissue stores into the bloodstream.
  2. To excite quiescent material to physiologic activity.

[Fr. mobiliser, to liberate, make ready, fr. L. mobilis, movable]

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