Definition of Claudication

1. Noun. Disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet.

Exact synonyms: Gameness, Gimp, Gimpiness, Lameness, Limping
Generic synonyms: Disability Of Walking
Specialized synonyms: Intermittent Claudication
Derivative terms: Game, Gimp, Gimpy, Lame



Definition of Claudication

1. n. A halting or limping.

Definition of Claudication

1. Noun. A temporary cramp-like pain in the calf muscles. ¹

2. Noun. A specific limp caused by this pain. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Claudication

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Claudication

1. Origin: L. Claudicatio = limping or lameness. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Claudication

clattering
clatteringly
clatters
clattery
clattier
clattiest
clatting
clatty
clauber
claucht
clauchted
clauchts
claudetite
claudicant
claudicants
claudication (current term)
claudications
claudicatory
claudin
claught
claughted
claughting
claughts
clausal
clause
claused
clauses
clausing
clausthalite
clausthalites

Literary usage of Claudication

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"... 73 patients with intermittent claudication, 78 healthy smokers and in 38 healthy non-smokers. The mean ages of these groups were similar. ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1913)
"Dr. Sachs said that in speaking of intermittent claudication of cerebral ... Dr. Foster Kennedy raised the query whether intermittent claudication was a ..."

3. Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series (1913)
"In the third group, trauma and over-exertion, are the two cases reported by Erb in 1897, and one by E. Meyer.7 INTERMITTENT claudication. ..."

4. Pain: Its Origin, Conduction, Perception and Diagnostic Significance by Richard Joseph Behan (1914)
"Intermittent claudication. —There is a peculiar and comparatively rare condition, especially frequent in male Russian ..."

5. Diseases of the nervous system: For the General Practitioner and Student by Alfred Gordon (1913)
"Meralgia paraesthetica is not infrequently associated with "intermittent claudication." This phenomenon, to which Charcot first called attention in 1856, ..."

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