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verb am·bu·late \-ˌlāt\

Definition of AMBULATE

intransitive verb
:  to move from place to place :  walk
am·bu·la·tion \ˌam-byə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

Examples of AMBULATE

  1. <a progressive disease that compromises a patient's ability to ambulate>

Origin of AMBULATE

Latin ambulatus, past participle of ambulare
First Known Use: circa 1623

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Medical Dictionary


intransitive verb am·bu·late \-ˌlāt\

Medical Definition of AMBULATE

:  to move from place to place <the patient was allowed to ambulate in her room>
am·bu·la·tion \ˌam-byə-ˈlā-shən\ noun


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