antalgic gait n.
A limp in which a phase of the gait is shortened on the injured side to alleviate the pain experienced when bearing weight on that side.
adj. 1775, from Greek ant-, form of anti- used before vowels (see anti-), + algos “pain” (see -algia). As a noun, recorded from 1753. antalgic ant·al·gic (ānt-āl’jĭk) adj. Analgesic.
a seaport in SW Turkey. noun a port in SW Turkey, on the Gulf of Antalya. Pop: 751 000 (2005 est)
a form of speech in which a key word is repeated and used in a different, and sometimes contrary, way for a play on words, as in The craft of a politician is to appear before the public without craft. Historical Examples In Cicero’s treatise on Oratory, a variety of instances of the antanaclasis are […]
a city in and the capital of Madagascar, in the central part. an island republic in the Indian Ocean, about 240 miles (385 km) off the SE coast of Africa: formerly a French colony; gained independence 1960. 227,800 sq. mi. (590,000 sq. km). Capital: Antananarivo. Historical Examples Their capital city of Antananarivo, in the center […]