recumbent

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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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It also results in the animal standing more quietly, although an excessive dose may diminish control of hind limbs and animal may become unexpectedly recumbant (Singh et al, 2005).
Unfortunately, Bijlee died early Sunday morning after her condition progressively worsened and in her last day she remained in a recumbant position and only able to be repositioned with the help of a crane.
when men's and women's incomplete recumbant fragility