noun Medicine
1》 limping.
2》 (also intermittent claudication) a condition in which cramping pain in the leg is induced by exercise, typically caused by obstruction of the arteries.
ME: from L. claudicatio(n-), from claudicare 'to limp', from claudus 'lame'.

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  • Claudication — Clau di*ca tion, n. [L. claudicatio.] A halting or limping. [R.] Tatler. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • claudication — CLAUDICATION. s. f. Action de boiter …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • claudication — 1550s, from L. claudicationem, noun of action from pp. stem of claudicare, from claudus limping, halting, lame. Related: Claudicant; claudicare …   Etymology dictionary

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  • claudication — Limping, usually referring to intermittent c.. [L. claudicatio, fr. claudico, to limp] intermittent c. a condition caused by ischemia of the muscles; characterized by attacks of lameness and pain, brought on by walking, chiefly in the calf… …   Medical dictionary

  • claudication — noun Etymology: Latin claudication , claudicatio, from claudicare to limp, from claudus lame Date: 15th century the quality or state of being lame ; limping …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • claudication — /klaw di kay sheuhn/, n. 1. a limp or a lameness. 2. leg weakness associated with circulation difficulties, relieved by rest. [1375 1425; late ME < L claudication (s. of claudicatio), equiv. to claudic(are) to limp (deriv. of claudus lame) +… …   Universalium

  • claudication — (klô di ka sion) s. f. Terme didactique. Action de boiter. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   La cause de la claudication et de l emaciation est, que l humeur aura jetté l os femoris hors de sa boëtte et lieu naturel, PARÉ XXI, 12. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Le latin… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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