Med. lameness, esp. when caused by an impaired flow of blood to the leg muscles
Origin of claudicationClassical Latin claudicatio from claudicatus, past participle of claudicare, to limp from claudus, lame
- A halt or lameness in a person's walk; a limp.
- See intermittent claudication.
Origin of claudicationMiddle English claudicacioun from Latin claudicātiō claudicātiōn- from claudicātus past participle of claudicāre to limp from claudus lame