claudication

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin claudus (lame).

Noun[edit]

claudication (countable and uncountable, plural claudications)

  1. A temporary cramp-like pain in the calf muscles.
    • 2008, Mary E. Klingensmith, The Washington Manual of Surgery (page 327)
      Chronic venous disease includes cosmetically undesirable telangiectasias, varicose veins, venous ulceration, and claudication.
  2. A specific limp caused by this pain.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

claudication f (plural claudications)

  1. limp, lameness

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