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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In their technique the patient is in the lateral or semiprone position with the nondependent hip and knee flexed and the dependent extremity straight.
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 hand posture in the initial and terminal positions was semiprone with the thumb in full extension and abduction and pointing vertically.
With care I shrouded and buried him again, committing earth to earth and dust to dust and so on, and with spritelike step conveyed myself to the kitchen where I made another gin and tonic and, in semiprone position, settled into the game's third quarter, the fabled Trojan running attack grinding out, it would seem, another win.
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.