claudication


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clau·di·ca·tion

 (klô′dĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1. A halt or lameness in a person's walk; a limp.

[Middle English claudicacioun, from Latin claudicātiō, claudicātiōn-, from claudicātus, past participle of claudicāre, to limp, from claudus, lame.]

claudication

(ˌklɔːdɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. (Pathology) limping; lameness
2. (Pathology) pathol short for intermittent claudication
[C18: from Latin claudicātiō, from claudicāre, from claudus lame]

clau•di•ca•tion

(ˌklɔ dɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
a limp or a lameness.
[1375–1425; < Latin claudicātiō <claudicā(re) to limp <claudus lame]

claudication

a limp or limping movement.
See also: Body, Human, Walking
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.claudication - disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feetclaudication - disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
disability of walking - a disability that interferes with or prevents walking
intermittent claudication - lameness due to pain in leg muscles because the blood supply is inadequate; pain subsides with rest
Translations

claudication

n claudicación f; intermittent — claudicación intermitente
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Atherosclerosis in the leg arteries can restrict blood flow and cause the legs to cramp during walking--a condition called intermittent claudication.
In our study two groups of diabetic patients, with peripheral vascular disease were divided into two groups according to the presence of claudication in order to receive cilostazol.
Lawrence points out that walking therapy is more effective as it targets the specific muscles affected by claudication.