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adjective as in changing position; able to move under own power

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That feeling passed and the child grew into an ambulatory creature whose artifacts Irvin used to print cyanotypes.

A procedure after 16 weeks must be done at a hospital or ambulatory surgical center.

This kind of self-balancing is something that humans do unconsciously and continuously but it must be built and programmed in to an ambulatory robot.

Now, they hope to take more serious cases, including older, less ambulatory people.

“Our algorithm, that the ethicists, infectious disease experts worked on for weeks … clearly didn’t work right,” Tim Morrison, the director of the ambulatory care team, told residents at the event in a video posted online.

The majority of the school-aged students are nonverbal and not fully ambulatory.

The firefighters did not want the ambulatory passengers to chance onto an electrified rail or encounter some other hazard.

Already the clinic will incur extra cost to gain an ambulatory-surgery-facility license.

Piscitelli found out just how bad it had been when he counted the number of ambulatory survivors who came back with the dawn.

If it's dead, it's undead, like the culture at large: ambulatory in the age of Twilight.

This was entered by two arches, which may still be seen leading out of the ambulatory.

Further to the east, as we shall find in due course, may be seen the low vaulted retro-choir or ambulatory of one bay.

The four embryonic post-ambulatory appendages are now at the height of their development.

The full number of joints are not at once reached, but in the ambulatory appendages five only appear at first to be formed.

All the ambulatory feet and the very small left hand fold beneath, leaving only the flat surface of one hand exposed to view.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ambulatory, such as: itinerant, peripatetic, roving, vagabond, vagrant, and ambulant.

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