intermittent claudication

noun

: cramping pain and weakness in the legs and especially the calves on walking that disappears after rest and is usually associated with inadequate blood supply to the muscles (as in Buerger's disease or arteriosclerosis)

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“Intermittent claudication.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/intermittent%20claudication. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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