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anatomical position

[‚an·ə¦täm·ə·kəl pə′zi·shən]
(anatomy)
A reference posture used in anatomical description in which the subject stands erect against a wall with feet parallel and touching, and arms adducted and supinated, with palms facing forward.
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This figure was determined to be the normal anatomic position of the greater tuberosity on the external rotation radiograph.
Its initial commercial product, the MAGEC[TM] System, restores proper anatomic position and alignment of the spine and is designed to be used in clinical applications such as treating children with Early Onset Scoliosis (EOS).
The stapes was gently lifted to bring the footplate into its normal anatomic position, and the incudostapedial joint was reduced.
The key patent covers a broad range of methods used to perform surgical knotless tissue fixation, including the double row tissue repair technique used to restore the rotator cuff to its correct anatomic position.