claudicant: limping, lame
Pain occurring in one or both legs with exercise in patients with blockages in their leg arteries is termed 'intermittent claudication', a condition particularly prevalent in longterm smokers.
Discarded cigarette butts, which may release toxins injurious to wildlife, have been identified by environmentalists as an ecological hazard.
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