- moving from place to place; itinerant; shifting.
- Medicine/Medical. ambulatory(def 4).
- moving about from place to place
- med another word for ambulatory (def. 3)
1610s, from Latin ambulantem (nominative ambulans), present participle of ambulare (see amble). Of diseases, denoting cases in which the patient may be up and around, by 1913.
- Moving or walking about.