ambulatory definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, regarding, or modified for walking.
    • Capable of walking; not bedridden: an ambulatory client.
    • created for or available to clients who aren't bedridden: ambulatory care; ambulatory pediatrics.
    • going about; itinerant.
    • Law That can be altered or revoked, as a will through the life of the testator.
    • Of, concerning, or adapted to walking
    • in a position to walk about and never bedridden.
    • Performed on or involving an ambulatory patient or an outpatient.
    • Of or related to hiking; obtaining the faculty of walking; created or fitted for walking.
    • familiar with move from spot to destination; not stationary; movable.
    • regarding a walk.
    • maybe not yet fixed legally, or decided past alteration; alterable.
    • regarding or adjusted for walking
    • capable walk about
  • noun:
    • A covered place for walking, as in a cloister.
    • The circular walkway encircling the altar in lots of cathedrals.
    • a location to walk in, whether in the great outdoors environment, given that gallery of a cloister, or within a building.
    • Any part of a building intended for walking, as aisles of a church, particularly those surrounding the choir and apse, and/or cloisters of a monastery; any portico or corridor.
    • a covered walkway (as with a cloister)
  • others:
    • getting the energy or professors of walking; formed or adjusted for walking: since, an ambulatory animal.
    • related to a walk; happening or gotten during a walk.
    • Accustomed to go from place to destination; maybe not fixed: because, an ambulatory judge.
    • in-law, not fixed; capable of being modified: as, a will is ambulatory through to the loss of the testator; the return of a sheriff is ambulatory until it really is filed.
    • In medication:
    • Shifting; ambulant: applied to specific morbid affections when they miss or move from a single spot to another.
    • Permitting the individual to be about: applied to typhoid fever with regards to does not compel the individual to decide to try their bed.

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