intermittent claudication

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intermittent claudication

n.
A condition caused by ischemia of the leg muscles due to arterial obstruction, characterized by attacks of lameness and pain precipitated by walking.
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intermittent claudication

n
(Pathology) pathol pain and cramp in the calf muscles, aggravated by walking and caused by an insufficient supply of blood
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Noun1.intermittent claudication - lameness due to pain in leg muscles because the blood supply is inadequate; pain subsides with rest
claudication, gameness, lameness, limping - disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
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