Meaning of ambulation in English:


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formal, technical

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‘Most patients progress to assisted ambulation and full weight bearing.’
  • ‘After transfer, a nurse or physical therapist assists the patient with progressive ambulation.’
  • ‘The pediatrician noted slight delay in ambulation at 12 months, but in line with maternal developmental patterns.’
  • ‘It was late October and he had been complaining of shortness of breath, difficulty in ambulation, and generally feeling very sick.’
  • ‘Patient compliance is improved because ambulation is permitted.’