gait

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Related to festinating gait: spastic gait, Trendelenburg gait, cogwheel rigidity

gait

(used esp of horses and dogs) the pattern of footsteps at various speeds, as the walk, trot, canter, etc., each pattern being distinguished by a particular rhythm and footfall
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9] Gait disturbances may include retropulsion, leading to backward falls, or a rapid, festinating gait, leading to forward falls.