ambulate

verb am·bu·late \ -ˌlāt \

Definition of ambulate

ambulated; ambulating
intransitive verb
: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


Medical Dictionary

ambulate

intransitive verb am·bu·late \ -ˌlāt \

medical Definition of ambulate

ambulated; ambulating
:to move from place to place
  • the patient was allowed to ambulate in her room

ambulation

play \ˌam-byə-ˈlā-shən\ noun


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