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Walk·er

(wah'kĕr),
Arthur Earl, U.S. neurologist, 1907-1995. See: Walker tractotomy, Dandy-Walker syndrome.

Walk·er

(wah'kĕr),
James, 20th-century British gynecologist. See: Walker chart.

Walk·er

(wah'kĕr),
J.T. Ainslie, English chemist, 1868-1930. See: Rideal-Walker coefficient, Rideal-Walker method.
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walker

(wô′kər)
n.
A frame device used to support someone, such as an infant learning to walk or a convalescent learning to walk again.
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Zimmer frame

The trademark name now generically used in the UK for a walking frame; so named for Zimmer Holdings, who produces them.
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walker

A light-weight 3-sided support structure used by Pts with ambulation defects to help self-mobilization
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

walk·er

(wawk'ĕr)
A light, portable framework used for support and assistance in walking by a person with a gait impairment for which a cane or crutches are inadequate.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

walk·er

(wawk'ĕr)
A light, portable framework used for support and assistance in walking by a person with a gait impairment for which a cane or crutches are inadequate.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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