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recumbent

 [re-kum´bent]
lying down.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·cum·bent

(rē-kŭm'bĕnt),
Leaning; reclining; lying down.
[L. recumbo, to lie back, recline, fr. re-, back, + cubo, to lie]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

recumbent

(rĭ-kŭm′bənt)
adj.
1. Lying down, especially in a position of comfort or rest; reclining.
2. Resting; idle.
3. Biology Resting on the surface from which it arises. Used of an organ or other structure.

re·cum′bence, re·cum′ben·cy n.
re·cum′bent·ly adv.
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recumbent

adjective Lying down; reclining.
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recumbent

Medtalk Lying down
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

re·cum·bent

(rĕ-kŭm'bĕnt)
Leaning; reclining; lying down.
[L. recumbo, to lie back, recline, fr. re-, back, + cubo, to lie]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

recumbent

Lying down or reclining.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

re·cum·bent

(rĕ-kŭm'bĕnt)
Leaning; reclining; lying down.
[L. recumbo, to lie back, recline, fr. re-, back, + cubo, to lie]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Some hospitals require that the aforementioned projections be obtained with the patient standing, while recent versions of the 2 major radiographic positioning textbooks, Bontrager[12] and Ballinger,[13] describe them being performed in the lateral recumbent position.
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When a swimmer's view is required for the upper thoracic spine rather than for the lower cervical, it generally is performed with the patient in the lateral recumbent position described by Pawlow.[1] The patient's arm closest to the table is brought forward and upward, either under the head or just anterior to it.