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intr.v. am·bu·lat·ed, am·bu·lat·ing, am·bu·lates
To walk from place to place; move about.

[Latin ambulāre, ambulāt-, to walk; see ambhi in Indo-European roots.]

am′bu·la′tion n.
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Noun1.ambulation - walking aboutambulation - walking about; "the hospital encouraged early ambulation"
walk, walking - the act of traveling by foot; "walking is a healthy form of exercise"
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n deambulación f, ambulación f, (el) caminar
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While the CHMP adopted a negative opinion of the extension, PTC was informed by EMA representatives that the European Public Assessment Report, or EPAR, will be updated to clarify that patients who start Translarna while ambulatory are not required to discontinue treatment after loss of ambulation. Translarna is currently indicated for ambulatory Duchenne patients who are over two years of age; the requested extension would have allowed for the inclusion of non-ambulatory patients in the label.
The Functional Ambulation Category (FAC) [15,16] and Hoffer Ambulation Scale [17,18] were used to evaluate functional ambulation levels before and after treatment.
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While a number of testing devices advertise that they measure the coefficient of friction on floors, it is important to make sure the device mimics human ambulation. Modern testing devices mimicking human ambulation provide a representative reading of the change in slip resistance between dry and wet floor conditions.