- a limp or a lameness.
- leg weakness associated with circulation difficulties, relieved by rest.
Origin of claudication
Examples from the Web for claudication
Historical Examples of claudication
Erb has reported a large series of intermittent limp (claudication) from his private practice.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:
Louis Marshall Warfield
- limping; lameness
- pathol short for intermittent claudication
Word Origin for claudication
1550s, from Middle French claudication (13c.) or directly from Latin claudicationem (nominative claudicatio) "a limping," noun of action from past participle stem of claudicare "to limp, be lame," from claudus "limping, halting, lame." Related: Claudicant (adj.); claudicate.
- A halt or lameness in a person's walk; a limp.
- intermittent claudication