recumbency


re·cum·ben·cy

noun \ri-ˈkəm-bən(t)-sē\
plural re·cum·ben·cies

Definition of RECUMBENCY

:  the state of leaning, resting, or reclining :  repose; also :  a recumbent position

First Known Use of RECUMBENCY

1646

re·cum·ben·cy

noun \ri-ˈkəm-bən-sē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural re·cum·ben·cies

Medical Definition of RECUMBENCY

: the state of leaning, resting, or reclining; also : a recumbent position <dyspnea…relieved with recumbency—Elizabeth Dean>

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