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ambulant

[am-byuh-luh nt] /ˈæm byə lənt/
adjective
1.
moving from place to place; itinerant; shifting.
2.
Medicine/Medical, ambulatory (def 4).
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; (< F) < Latin ambulant- (stem of ambulāns, present participle of ambulāre to walk). See amble
Related forms
unambulant, adjective
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ambulant

/ˈæmbjʊlənt/
adjective
1.
moving about from place to place
2.
(med) another word for ambulatory (sense 3)
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ambulant

adj.

1610s, from Latin ambulantem (nominative ambulans), present participle of ambulare (see amble). Of diseases, denoting cases in which the patient may be up and around, by 1913.

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more ambulant in Medicine

ambulant am·bu·lant (ām'byə-lənt)
adj.
Moving or walking about.

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