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recumbent

 [re-kum´bent]
lying down.

re·cum·bent

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

recumbent

/re·cum·bent/ (re-kum´bent) lying down.

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.

recumbent

[rikum′bənt]
Etymology: L, recumbere, to lie down
lying down or leaning backward. See also reclining. recumbency, n.

recumbent

adjective Lying down; reclining.

recumbent

Medtalk Lying down

re·cum·bent

(rĕ-kŭm'bĕnt)
Leaning; reclining; lying down.
[L. recumbo, to lie back, recline, fr. re-, back, + cubo, to lie]

recumbent

Lying down or reclining.

recumbent

lying down

re·cum·bent

(rĕ-kŭm'bĕnt)
Leaning; reclining; lying down.
[L. recumbo, to lie back, recline, fr. re-, back, + cubo, to lie]

recumbent (rikum´bənt),

adj to be lying down, leaning backward, or reclining.

recumbent

pertaining to recumbency.
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