claudication

noun
clau·​di·​ca·​tion | \ ˌklȯ-də-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce claudication (audio) \

Definition of claudication

: the quality or state of being lame : limping

First Known Use of claudication

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for claudication

Latin claudication-, claudicatio, from claudicare to limp, from claudus lame

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“Claudication.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/claudication. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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claudication

noun
clau·​di·​ca·​tion | \ ˌklȯd-ə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce claudication (audio) \

Medical Definition of claudication

1 : the quality or state of being lame

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