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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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Features of SEDC include disproportionate dwarfism with spine and hips more involved than extremities, waddling gait and muscular weakness, flat facies, short neck, deafness and cleft palate.
Progressive destructive changes in the hip may lead to a waddling gait. Late effects are destruction of the femoral heads and vertebral bodies leading to a compromised mobility.
The physical appearances were similar, characterized by short stature, short neck, protuberant chest, scoliosis, and a waddling gait. Their facial feature presented frontal bossing and flat nasal bridge.
Upon examination, she was found to have short stature (150 cm high), a waddling gait, and hip pain after long walks.