gait

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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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The features of walking instability and waddling gait were found in all the affected individuals after 3 years of age.
For the purpose of this study, neurological manifestations were defined as reports of paresthesia, tetany, and progressive proximal myopathy including inability to walk and get up from a squatting position and waddling gait.
Although named 'false achondroplasia', the entity is a distinct condition, in which affected individuals are born with normal length and have a normal facies, but is often only recognised after the age of 2 years, when the disproportion and waddling gait become evident.