Semisupine | definition of semisupine by Medical dictionary
pertaining to a posture that is between a midposition and the supine position.
semisupine (sĕm″ē-sū′pīn) [″ + supinus, lying on the back]
Not completely supine.
References in periodicals archive
Recently, studies have shown that the semisupine
position (such as in a car seat) exacerbates GER and should be avoided in infants especially after feeding.
All blood samples were collected while subjects lay in a semisupine
position with the exception of the 60 min sample during the exercise trial; this sample was collected while subjects straddled the treadmill.
Conventional radiography of the wrist was acquired in the posteroanterior (PA) and semisupine
Subjects then entered the experiment room at 0800 h where they rested in a semisupine
position until the experiments began at 0900 h.