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Definition of "claudication" []

  • A halt or lameness in a person's walk; a limp. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "claudication" in a sentence
  • "Intermittent claudication occurs when blood in the leg is not feeding its target, according to Dr. Thomas Maldonado, associate professor of surgery at New York University Langone Medical Center."
  • "Patients with PAD typically present with symptoms known as claudication or rest pain."
  • "- called claudication - is angina in the legs and puts you at risk of heart attacks are often due to disease resulting from narrowing of arteries of the heart and that people should be aware that this disease can be widespread throughout the body."