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recumbent

1. (of a part or organ) leaning or resting against another organ or the ground
2. (of a fold in a rock formation) in which the axial plane is nearly horizontal

recumbent

[ri′kəm·bənt]
(botany)
Of or pertaining to a plant or plant part that tends to rest on the surface of the soil.
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Clearly, patients who present with focal neurologic deficits, a confusing clinical presentation, nocturnal pain or pain with recumbency, and whose symptoms progress or fail to respond to conservative treatment should undergo further investigation with advanced neuroimaging studies.
Symptoms are initially of stiffness, which lead to spasms, bloat, raised tail head, recumbency, muscle rigidity and death.
13) With advances in surgical techniques and instrumentation, the balance has shifted in favor of surgical management, thus avoiding the recognized complications associated with prolonged recumbency such as thromboembolism, pneumonia, pressure ulceration and knee joint contractures.
Rabbits were maintained in the left lateral recumbency.
Clinical presentations in animals: Lethargy, jerky respiration, tremor, ataxia, hyperpnea, diarrhoea, incoordination and recumbency are the usual manifestations of cassia toxicity in most animal species (11).
This variation is thought to be attributable to several factors, including (a) variation in water intake and excretion, (b) rate of diuresis, (c) exercise, (d) recumbency, and (e) diet.
Sleep is usually accompanied by postural recumbency, although sleep can occur in a variety of different circumstances, as any sleep-deprived student sitting in a classroom can attest.
Elevated urinary protein excretion in samples obtained in the upright posture (day or ambulatory samples) with normal protein excretion in samples obtained in recumbency (night samples) is referred to as postural proteinuria.
However, moose immobilized with carfentanil-xylazine are usually not able to support sternal recumbency and may be more susceptible to aspiration pneumonia (Kreeger 2000).
Oral hydration, recumbency, intravenous normal saline, and/or parenteral corticosteroids have been used to treat postural hypotension.
To minimize respiratory distress associated with positioning in dorsal recumbency, radiographs were not performed until after the ultrasound-guided coelomocentesis.
They were placed on right lateral recumbency and extended the head for proper access to operative site.