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Meaning of CLAUDICATION

Pronunciation:  `klodu'keyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
 

CLAUDICATION is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: gameness, gimp, gimpiness, lameness, limping
 
 See Also: disability of walking, intermittent claudication

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Clau`di*ca"tion\, n. [L. claudicatio.]
A halting or limping. [R.] --Tatler.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: pain or fatigue in arms and legs due to a poor supply of oxygen to the muscles.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Claudication is the medical term for limping. However, intermittent claudication is pain of the leg muscles on exercise. The usual cause of intermittent claudication is decreased circulation of the femoral artery because of atherosclerotic changes. Smoking aggravates this condition.
 

 

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