ambulatory


1am·bu·la·to·ry

adjective \ˈam-byə-lə-ˌtr-ē\

Definition of AMBULATORY

1
:  of, relating to, or adapted to walking; also :  occurring during a walk
2
:  moving from place to place :  itinerant
3
:  capable of being altered <a will is ambulatory until the testator's death>
4
a :  able to walk about and not bedridden <ambulatory patients>
b :  performed on or involving an ambulatory patient or an outpatient <ambulatory medical care> <an ambulatory electrocardiogram>
am·bu·la·to·ri·ly \ˌam-byə-lə-ˈtr-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of AMBULATORY

  1. <ambulatory theatrical companies that brought live theater to small towns across America>

First Known Use of AMBULATORY

1598

2ambulatory

noun
plural ambulatories

Definition of AMBULATORY

:  a sheltered place (as in a cloister or church) for walking

First Known Use of AMBULATORY

circa 1616

Other Architecture Terms

buttress, casita, cornice, fanlight, garret, lintel, parapet, pilaster, plinth

am·bu·la·to·ry

adjective \ˈam-byə-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMBULATORY

1
: of, relating to, or adapted to walking <ambulatory exercise>
2
a : able to walk about and not bedridden <an ambulatory patient> b : performed on or involving an ambulatory patient or an outpatient <an ambulatory electrocardiogram> <ambulatory medical care>
am·bu·la·to·ri·ly \ˌam-byə-lə-ˈtōr-ə-lē, -ˈtr-\ adverb

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