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procumbent

[prō′kəm·bənt]
(botany)
Having stems that lie flat on the ground but do not root at the nodes.
(science and technology)
Lying stretched out.
Slanting forward.
Lying face down.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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