recumbent

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Related to dorsal recumbent: Valsalva maneuver, Homans sign

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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The different IOP values in upright and dorsal recumbent positions found in common buzzards and tawny owls are of minor clinical impact; therefore, IOP measurement in both positions appears to be appropriate.
Median intraocular pressure (10P) and P values of the differences between IOP upright and dorsal recumbent positions as determined with the TonoVet (Icare Finland Oy) rebound tonometer (setting d).