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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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That's what we were dealing with and treating clinical signs we had that just didn't fit into the normal recumbency situation we would more routinely see.
The times between the cessation of the CRI of propofol and the positioning of the animal in sternal recumbency (SR) and the standing position (SP), were recorded.
7-9,27-29) The aims of the present study were 2-fold: to investigate whether the intranasal route is effective for delivery of sedatives and to determine the appropriate dose of sedatives needed to produce moderate sedation for standing chemical restraint and deep sedation with sternal recumbency after intranasal administration of diazepam, midazolam, or xylazine in juvenile ostriches.
The procedure was repeated on the other horn bud by shifting the animal in lateral recumbency.
Growing Pains: are they due to increased growth during recumbency as documented in a lamb model?
Avoidance of eye contact * horizontally retracted lips * lowered head and tail * ears rotated back * crouched body position * lateral recumbency * submissive urination
She denies irresistible urges to move her legs during rest or recumbency.
The animal was placed in lateral recumbency with the kidney to be examined uppermost.
But when they were offloaded from trailers at the polo club, some had died and the others were "showing severe symptoms of depression, respiratory problems, incoordination and recumbency," the agriculture department said.
The male chases the female and pushes her into sternal recumbency, allowing the male to mount.
4) If the monitor shows paroxysmal episodes of sinus tachycardia, determine if they are triggered by orthostasis and relieved by recumbency (confirm with head upright tilt test) to make the diagnosis of POTS.