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(wok′ĕr )

A device used to assist a person in walking, esp. a person prone to falling. It consists of a stable platform made of lightweight tubing that may be adjusted to a height that permits it to be grasped by the hands and used as support while taking a step. The walker is then moved forward and another step is taken.
SEE: crutch

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Walker." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733675/all/walker.
Walker. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733675/all/walker. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Walker. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733675/all/walker
Walker [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733675/all/walker.
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