anatomical position(redirected from anatomical posture)
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anatomical position[‚an·ə¦täm·ə·kəl pə′zi·shən]
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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