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the patient is ambulatory.
  related to walking — especially to indicate that a patient who can walk
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ambulatory ambulatories
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  • the patient is ambulatory.
  • The star-flooded nights, the dew-soaked dawns, the hushed ambulatories, the enforced asceticism—never has Werner felt part of something so single-minded.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • When the keg was empty at eleven that night, Jack and the only two others who were still ambulatory went on to hit a few bars.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • We are two-legged wombs, that’s all: sacred vessels, ambulatory chalices.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale

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  • Ishmael watched a half-dozen navy corpsmen busily packing medical field kits and stacking ambulatory litters.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • So Beidleman assembled those who were ambulatory, and then he, Schoening, Gammelgaard, Groom, and the two Sherpas stumbled off into the storm to get help, leaving behind the four incapacitated clients with Tim Madsen.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • His day begins around dawn, in the lower courtyard beside the ambulatory clinic.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Unlike some of the home’s guests, William is completely ambulatory.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • In a town that had chafed under the tricks of the gypsies there was no future for those ambulatory acrobats of commerce who with equal effrontery offered a whistling kettle and a daily regime that would assure the salvation of the soul on the seventh day; but from those who let themselves be convinced out of fatigue and the ones who were always unwary, they reaped stupendous benefits.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • If these bedtime stories are supposed to be helpful to our survival chances in some way, then I say let’s hear from everyone before the contributors start getting chopped and diced by that ambulatory food processor we’re so eager to visit.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion

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  • Following EMS procedure when disembarking ambulatory patients, only then did the exit door open and the metal steps slap down to the ground.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • The following morning, during the ambulatory, coffee-tropism phase of preconsciousness, I stumbled across the most damnable, frightening, item in the entire case.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • AFTER AN orderly moved Alessandro from the hallway of Ambulatory Clinic 2, a nurse took him into an examination room.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • Tall trees stand beside courtyards and walkways and walls, artful constructions of concrete and stone, which mount the forested hillside, past an ambulatory clinic and a women’s clinic, a general hospital, a large Anglican church, a school, a kitchen that prepares meals for about two thousand people daily, and, near the top, a brand-new building for the treatment of tuberculosis.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • an ambulatory corridor
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Associated words [difficulty]:   ambulatory [7]
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