ambulant

[am-byuh-luh nt]
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Origin of ambulant

1645–55; (< F) < Latin ambulant- (stem of ambulāns, present participle of ambulāre to walk). See amble
Related formsun·am·bu·lant, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ambulant

ambulant

adjective
  1. moving about from place to place
  2. med another word for ambulatory (def. 3)
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Word Origin and History for 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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ambulant in Medicine

ambulant

[ămbyə-lənt]
adj.
  1. Moving or walking about.
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