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ambulate

(am′byŭ-lāt″) [L. ambulare, to move about]
To walk or move about freely.
ambulation (am″byŭ-lā′shŏn)
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Every patient was able to survive surgery and ambulate with external support.
Now the resident ambulates regularly, reserving wheelchair use for those occasions when he accompanies the family outside the facility.
Staff directly involved with the resident carefully monitored him during the initial phase for attempts to ambulate alone, thus creating a risk for fall and/or injury.