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supine

 [soo´pīn]
lying with the face upward, or on the dorsal surface.
Supine position. From Lammon et al., 1995.

su·pine

(sū-pīn'), Although this word is more correctly accented on the first syllable, the pronunciation shown is usual in the U.S.
1. Denoting the body when lying face upward.
2. Supination of the forearm or of the foot.
[L. supinus]

supine

/su·pine/ (soo´pīn) lying with the face upward, or on the dorsal surface.

supine

[səpīn′, so̅o̅′pīn]
Etymology: L, supinus
1 n, position of the arms or body in which the palms of the hands face upward.
2 adj, lying horizontally on the back. Also called dorsal decubitus position, dorsal recumbent. Compare prone. See also body position.
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Supine position

supine

Imaging adjective Pertaining to a posture in which the anterior portion of the body faces upward, the torso is aligned parallel to the reference surface, and hips and knees extended Medtalk Lying on the back. See Position.

su·pine

(sū'pīn, sū-pīn')
1. Denoting the body when lying face upward; opposite of prone.
2. Supination of the forearm or of the foot.
Synonym(s): dorsal recumbent position.
[L. supinus]

supine

Lying on the back with the face upwards.

supine

as applied to the whole body: lying on the back. Opposite of prone.

supine

body position; lying flat on back, face upward

supine (sōōˑ·pīn),

adj face up or back down position assumed by the client during a bodywork session.
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Supine.

su·pine

(sū'pīn)
1. Denoting the body when lying face upward.
2. Supination of the forearm or of the foot.
[L. supinus]

supine,

adj lying horizontally on the back.
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supine, wedged position for development of block after combined spinal-epidural anesthesia for Caesarean section Anaesthesia 2004; 59: 894-98.
No significant differences in age, weight, and systolic and diastolic blood pressures during the supine posture and the standing posture were found between the POTS group and the control group ( P > 0.
The Group-A, (n=20) received 3-weeks of Electronic intermittent cervical traction (10% of Total Body Weight at 45 degree cervical flexion angle and 5 sessions per week with duration of 20 minutes per session for the application of cervical traction) in sitting position along with TENS and hot pack targeting the relief of radiculopathy symptoms, and the Group-B, (n=20) received the same three weeks of treatment except the intermittent cervical traction that was applied in supine position.
35,36] In accordance with the previous studies in healthy young adults, the CO at the moment of the nadir was increased, however, for the large initial fall in BP on standing after supine rest, the hemodynamic mechanism can be either a large fall in CO or in SVR.
Chung-Park (2012) conducted a study with military beneficiary parents (N = 161) and found that 40% were aware of the recommendation for supine sleep position.
After supine rest, the subject moved to the upright-seated posture on the cycle.
The stone-free rates for the supine transgluteal SWL group was 89% and that for the URS group was 100%, in contrast to reported success of 69% by prone position SWL for the distal ureteric stones.
A significant elongation between the PC line and the lowest point of the bladder was noted in subjects with cystocele comparing supine and standing images (p = 0.
The positioning sequence for the seated slings was as follows: supine on bed (0[degrees] HOB), HOB raised to 30[degrees], sling installation onto the ceiling lift (for an upright seated position), suspension in sling and transport (bed to wheelchair), seated in wheelchair, suspension in sling and transport (wheelchair to bed), and supine on bed (30[degrees] HOB) with sling uninstalled from the ceiling lift.
5) Seen on supine abdominal radiographs, it describes an oval radiolucency that resembles an American football.
In the supine bridging exercise, the subjects lifted their pelvis until a hip flexion angle of zero degree was produced.
In ocular normotensive, intraocular pressure (IOP) increases by 2-4 mm Hg when body position is changed from standing or sitting erect to supine.