steppage gait

noun

step·​page gait ˈstep-ij- How to pronounce steppage gait (audio)
: an abnormal gait that is characterized by high lifting of the legs with the toes pointing downward and that is associated with neurological disorders which prevent normal flexion of the feet

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“Steppage gait.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/steppage%20gait. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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