clinostatism

clinostatism

A near-extinct term for lying down; the state of recumbency.
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All the participants took up a position with clinostatism, were relaxed and had their eyes facing frontward.
Some articles show that when patient with splanchnicectomy is in clinostatism, the content of norepinephrine in plasma shows no obvious change, but the levels of epinephrine decreased obviously.
Due to these multiple variations of CCM its localisation cannot be established but for one determined position of the body: orthostatism, sitting, hanging, clinostatism, etc.