Definitions for Ambulatoryˈæm byə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ambulatory(adj)

    a covered walkway (as in a cloister)

    "it has an ambulatory and seven chapels"

  2. ambulatory(adj)

    relating to or adapted for walking

    "an ambulatory corridor"

  3. ambulant, ambulatory(adj)

    able to walk about

    "the patient is ambulatory"

Wiktionary

  1. ambulatory(Noun)

    The round walkway encircling the altar in many cathedrals.

  2. ambulatory(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or adapted to walking

    ambulatory exercise

  3. ambulatory(Adjective)

    Able to walk about and not bedridden.

    an ambulatory patient

  4. ambulatory(Adjective)

    Performed on or involving an ambulatory patient or an outpatient.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ambulatory(adj)

    of or pertaining to walking; having the faculty of walking; formed or fitted for walking; as, an ambulatory animal

  2. Ambulatory(adj)

    accustomed to move from place to place; not stationary; movable; as, an ambulatory court, which exercises its jurisdiction in different places

  3. Ambulatory(adj)

    pertaining to a walk

  4. Ambulatory(adj)

    not yet fixed legally, or settled past alteration; alterable; as, the dispositions of a will are ambulatory until the death of the testator

  5. Ambulatory(noun)

    a place to walk in, whether in the open air, as the gallery of a cloister, or within a building

  6. Origin: [L. ambulatorius.]

Freebase

  1. Ambulatory

    The ambulatory is the covered passage around a cloister. The term is sometimes applied to the procession way around the east end of a cathedral or large church and behind the high altar.


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