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ambulatory

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adjective am·bu·la·to·ry \ˈam-byə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of ambulatory

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or adapted to walking; also :  occurring during a walk

  2. 2 :  moving from place to place :  itinerant

  3. 3 :  capable of being altered <a will is ambulatory until the testator's death>

  4. 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·lyplay \ˌam-byə-lə-ˈtȯr-ə-lē\ adverb


Examples of ambulatory

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



1598

First Known Use of ambulatory

1598


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ambulatory

noun am·bu·la·to·ry

Definition of ambulatory

plural ambulatories

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



Circa 1616

First Known Use of ambulatory

circa 1616

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ambulatory

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adjective am·bu·la·to·ry \ˈam-byə-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr-\

Medical Definition of ambulatory

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or adapted to walking <ambulatory exercise>

  2. 2a:  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>

  3. am·bu·la·to·ri·ly \ˌam-byə-lə-ˈtōr-ə-lē, -ˈtȯr-\play adverb





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