semisupine position

sem·i·re·cum·bent

(sem'ē-rē-kŭm'bĕnt)
Partly reclining; referring to an inclined patient position, with the head of the bed elevated 45 degrees.
Synonym(s): Fowler position, semisupine position.

semisupine position (sem´ēsoo-pīn´),

n an anatomic position in which a patient is face up with the body positioned at approximately a 45° angle, or midway between sitting and standing. Also called the
semi-Fowler's position.
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Subjects then entered the experiment room at 0800 h where they rested in a semisupine position until the experiments began at 0900 h.