claudication


noun

  1. a limp or a lameness.
  2. leg weakness associated with circulation difficulties, relieved by rest.

noun

  1. limping; lameness
  2. pathol short for intermittent claudication
n.

1550s, from Middle French claudication (13c.) or directly from Latin claudicationem (nominative claudicatio) “a limping,” noun of action from past participle stem of claudicare “to limp, be lame,” from claudus “limping, halting, lame.” Related: Claudicant (adj.); claudicate.

n.

  1. A halt or lameness in a person’s walk; a limp.
  2. intermittent claudication

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