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recumbent

 [re-kum´bent]
lying down.

re·cum·bent

(rē-kŭm'bĕnt),
Leaning; reclining; lying down.
[L. recumbo, to lie back, recline, fr. re-, back, + cubo, to lie]

recumbent

/re·cum·bent/ (re-kum´bent) lying down.

recumbent

(rĭ-kŭm′bənt)
adj.
1. Lying down, especially in a position of comfort or rest; reclining.
2. Resting; idle.
3. Biology Resting on the surface from which it arises. Used of an organ or other structure.

re·cum′bence, re·cum′ben·cy n.
re·cum′bent·ly adv.

recumbent

[rikum′bənt]
Etymology: L, recumbere, to lie down
lying down or leaning backward. See also reclining. recumbency, n.

recumbent

adjective Lying down; reclining.

recumbent

Medtalk Lying down

re·cum·bent

(rĕ-kŭm'bĕnt)
Leaning; reclining; lying down.
[L. recumbo, to lie back, recline, fr. re-, back, + cubo, to lie]

recumbent

Lying down or reclining.

recumbent

lying down

re·cum·bent

(rĕ-kŭm'bĕnt)
Leaning; reclining; lying down.
[L. recumbo, to lie back, recline, fr. re-, back, + cubo, to lie]

recumbent (rikum´bənt),

adj to be lying down, leaning backward, or reclining.

recumbent

pertaining to recumbency.
References in classic literature ?
He stood long hovering above the recumbent and Herculean form of the emigrant, keenly debating in his own mind the chances of his enterprise, and the most effectual means of reaping its richest harvest.
Accordingly, they went down to the drawing-room, where the esteemed lady with no nonsense about her, was recumbent as usual, while Sissy worked beside her.
He soon saw that it was a litter, hastily made of a shutter or some such thing; and a recumbent figure upon it, and the scraps of conversation in the crowd, and a muddy bundle carried by one man, and a muddy hat carried by another, informed him that an accident had occurred.
But gradually he took the fidgets in one leg, and then in the other leg, and then in one arm, and then in the other arm, and then in his chin, and then in his back, and then in his forehead, and then in his hair, and then in his nose; and then he stretched himself recumbent on two chairs, and groaned; and then he started up.
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Body black, covered with rather dense, recumbent, short whitishgray pubescence.
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