recumbency

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recumbency

(rĭ-kŭm′bĕn-sē) [L. recumbens, lying down]
The condition of leaning or reclining.
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At 3 weeks after the second surgery, the bird was noticed spending less time in sternal recumbency than following the initial surgery, although the animal continued to have noticeable lameness at the left hindlimb.
Affected animals were restrained in sternal recumbency and surgical resection of dulaa was done under sedation using Xylazine hydrochloride @ 0.4 mg/kg (Kumar, 2013) intravenously.
The times between the cessation of the CRI of propofol and the positioning of the animal in sternal recumbency (SR) and the standing position (SP), were recorded.
On presentation, the owl was depressed and in sternal recumbency and was determined to be approximately 5% dehydrated with good capillary refill time assessed on the cutaneous ulnar vein.
The dog was positioned in sternal recumbency and both eyes were washed with normal saline solution followed by 5% Povidone iodine.
The appropriate dose of each drug to produce standing chemical restraint or sternal recumbency was evaluated based on the onset time, the duration of maximum effect, and the duration of sedation.
The cattle were released to graze in the lots once every 30 days, where they remained for a maximum of 15 consecutive days or until they presented signs of poisoning (isolation from the group, positive venous pulse, reluctance to move, and sternal recumbency).
The animals were restrained in sternal recumbency and sedated with Xylazine hydrochloride (0.4mg/kg b.wt).
Clinical signs of goats in Group 2 (control) were characterized by tachycardia and tachypnea, followed by engorgement of the jugular vein and positive venous pulse and culminating with depression, reluctance to walk, muscle tremors, incoordination and sternal recumbency. The latency (average number of days) of the initial dose until the first observation of clinical signs in this group was 3.5 [+ or -] 1.06 days after the average intake of 17.5 [+ or -] 5.34g [kg.sup.-1] of A.
The time and quality of anesthetic induction (until first signs of muscle relaxation) and the time and quality of recovery (sternal recumbency) were recorded with a scoring system.