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re·cum·bent

 (rĭ-kŭm′bənt)
adj.
1. Lying down, especially in a position of comfort or rest; reclining.
2. Resting; idle.
3. Biology Resting on the surface from which it arises. Used of an organ or other structure.
n.
A recumbent bicycle.

[Latin recumbēns, recumbent-, present participle of recumbere, to lie down : re-, re- + cumbere, to lie.]

re·cum′bence, re·cum′ben·cy n.
re·cum′bent·ly adv.
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Neurologic signs of infection in horses are similar for both lineages and include ataxia, weakness, recumbence, seizures, and muscle fasciculation (8,10).
A total of 15 animals showed absence of vocalization, with moderate muscle relaxation and wing movement upon handling, and 2 animals presented with lateral recumbence, with intense muscle relaxation and no wing movement, requiring no restraint.
After careful palpation of the ligament, medial patellar desmotomy was performed in lateral recumbence, under local anesthesia achieved by 2% lignocaine hydrochloride.
Patient was placed in dorsal recumbence, general anaesthesia was induced and operation was maintained by incremental doses of Diazepam- Ketamine combination intravenously.
Comparison of prevalence of postdural puncture headache between six hour-supine recumbence and early ambulation after lumbar puncture in Thai patients: a randomized controlled study.
Right after hatching, the larvae usually remain resting in lateral recumbence, and this behaviour probably is due to the yolk sac weight and the absence of a functional gas-bladder and pectoral fins (Santos & Godinho, 2002).
These make driving around a little hazardous, as the stopping points are not always well-planned and on more than one occasion, I have rounded a bend in a small road to find a white van man, surrounded by a cluster of bright hi-vis waistcoats all in various states of recumbence.
Animals of group II and III started taking rest in dorsal recumbence from day 7 whereas animals of group I started taking rest on their back after 14 days.
Comparison of prevalence of post-dural puncture headache between six hour-supine recumbence and early ambulation after lumbar puncture in Thai patients: A randomized controlled study.