what is difference between claudication and lameness
Borrowed from Latin claudicātiō (“limping”, noun), from claudicō (“to limp, halt, be lame”) + -ātiō (“-ation”, nominal suffix).
- IPA(key): /ˌklɔː.dɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/, /ˌklɔː.dɪˈkeɪ.ʃn̩/
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
claudication (countable and uncountable, plural claudications)
- (medicine, uncountable) Limping.
- (medicine, countable) A condition in which temporary cramp-like pain in the calf muscles is induced by exercise, typically caused by obstruction of the arteries.
- “claudication”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.
- “claudication”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.
From Latin claudicātiō.
claudication f (plural claudications)
- limp, lameness
- “claudication” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
lame + -ness
lameness (countable and uncountable, plural lamenesses)
- An impediment to walking due to the feet or legs.
- His lameness may have prevented him from walking but it didn’t stop him from running for public office.
- (informal) The quality of being lame, pathetic or uncool.
- I can’t believe the lameness of the special effects in that movie.
- Sleemans, maleness, maneless, meanless, nameless, salesmen