flank position

flank po·si·tion

a lateral recumbent position, but with the lower leg flexed, the upper leg extended, and convex extension of the upper side of the body; used for nephrectomy.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

flank po·si·tion

(flangk pŏ-zish'ŏn)
A lateral recumbent position, but with the lower leg flexed, the upper leg extended, and convex extension of the upper side of the body; used for nephrectomy.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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