semiprone

sem·i·prone

(sem'ē-prōn'),
Denoting semipronation.

semiprone

[-prōn′]
Etymology: L, semi, half, pronus, leaning forward
lying on one's side, with the thigh on the upper side flexed against the abdomen and the arm on the lower side extended back. See also Sims' position.

semiprone

(sem-e-pron') [? + pronus, prone]
In a position on left side and chest, with both thighs flexed on abdomen, the right higher than the left, and left arm back. Synonym: Sims' position
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Face off consisted of two males in close proximity (< 1 m), facing each other at a territory boundary, typically in a semiprone position, but not displaying, moving, or fighting (Hagen and Giesen 2005).
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The patient was immediately taken to the operating room in a semiprone position and then placed in the sniffing position.
The semiprone position facilitates this, but good communication with the proceduralist and close attention to the patient's airway are required at all times during the procedure.
The body was lying in a semiprone position on a chair and when he removed a blanket it was obvious that her upper clothing had been disturbed and was heavily bloodstained.