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ambulatory

adjective  us   /ˈæm·bjə·ləˌtɔr·i, -ˌtoʊr·i/
(of people being treated for an injury or illness) able to walk, and, when treated in a hospital, usually not staying for the night in a bed: She is completely ambulatory and will be home today. (of hospitals, clinics, etc.) serving patients who are able to walk and who can leave after treatment: We will soon be opening two new ambulatory care facilities.
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