ambulate

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verb am·bu·late \-ˌlāt\

Definition of ambulate

ambulated

;

ambulating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to move from place to place :  walk She was hopeful that the surgery would improve her ability to ambulate. — Anita Lewis and Joyce Sasson Levy

ambulation

play \ˌam-byə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

Examples of ambulate in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of ambulate

Latin ambulatus, past participle of ambulare to walk


First Known Use: circa 1623


Medical Dictionary

ambulate

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intransitive verb am·bu·late \-ˌlāt\

Medical Definition of ambulate

ambulated

;

ambulating

  1. :  to move from place to place the patient was allowed to ambulate in her room

ambulation

\ˌam-byə-ˈlā-shən\play noun


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