supine position


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su·pine po·si·tion

lying on the back.
Synonym(s): dorsal position

su·pine po·si·tion

(sū'pīn pŏ-zish'ŏn)
Lying on the back.
References in classic literature ?
Billy, who from his supine position had been looking up at her, studying and pleasuring in the pointed oval of her woman's face, reached his hand out slowly as he murmured:
It comprised asymptomatic university students who were randomly tested twice within a two-week period while in a supine position at 90Adeg of shoulder abduction.
In the medical domain, the supine position is usually mandatory for patients when having brain activity recorded, such as during MRI scanning.
On the other hand, most of the procedures like ultrasonography (US), biopsy under US guidance, physical examination or breast surgery are performed while the patient is in supine position. This change in body position between procedures can cause large positional displacements of the lesions due to breast deformation and is one of the main challenges in determining the localization of the MRI-only detected lesions (7, 8).
After obtaining an approval from the institutional ethics board (Committee No: 2013/136, TUTF-GOKAEK, Trakya University, 31.07.2013) and written informed consent, 50 patients aged between 20 and 60 years who according to the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) had the class II-III physical status and were scheduled for elective inguinal hernia and lower extremity surgery under general anaesthesia in the supine position were enrolled in the study (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03100604).
The volunteers rested in the supine position for 10 min.
A CRS, the law stated, refers to 'a device capable of accommodating a child occupant in a sitting or supine position,' which is 'designed to diminish the risk of injury in the event of a collision or of abrupt deceleration of the vehicle by limiting the mobility of the child's body.'
Apeku, who was driving the deceased in her Mercedes Benz saloon car alighted at Mitchel Camp leaving Mrs Asante to drive herself to her home at block E of EMEF Estate where she was found dead in a pool of blood lying at a supine position on January 13, 2019 at about 08:30 hours.
The device provides practitioners with the ability to take rapid intraocular pressure measurements whether the patient is sitting, standing or in the supine position, the equipment company explained.
In this study, we measured IOP in healthy individuals in sitting, standing, and supine position and evaluated differences in IOP between these positions.
The body of a man lying in a supine position and almost decomposed, was found near some bushes behind a factory in Juru, Bukit Tengah here today.