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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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