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claudication

 [klaw″dĭ-ka´shun]
limping or lameness.
intermittent claudication see intermittent claudication.
jaw claudication a complex of symptoms like those of intermittent claudication but seen in the muscles of mastication, occurring in giant cell arteritis.
venous claudication intermittent claudication caused by venous stasis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

clau·di·ca·tion

(klaw'di-kā'shŭn), This word means 'limping' or 'walking with difficulty'. Avoid nonsense phrases such as jaw claudication and claudication at rest.
Limping, usually referring to intermittent claudication.
[L. claudicatio, fr. claudico, to limp]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

claudication

(klô′dĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1. A halt or lameness in a person's walk; a limp.
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claudication

Cardiology Walking-induced pain in one or both legs that does not disappear with continued walking, and is relieved only by rest; claudication is present in 15% to 40% of Pts with peripheral arterial disease and associated with a ↓ ability to perform daily tasks Management Exercise training. See Peripheral arterial disease, Exercise training Orthopedics Limping. See Intermittent claudication, Pseudoclaudication.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

clau·di·ca·tion

(klaw'di-kā'shŭn)
Limping, usually referring to intermittent claudication.
[L. claudicatio, fr. claudico, to limp]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

claudication

See INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Claudication

Cramping or pain in a leg caused by poor blood circulation. This condition is frequently caused by hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis). Intermittent claudication occurs only at certain times, usually after exercise, and is relieved by rest.
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