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recumbency

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

Definition of recumbency

plural re·cum·ben·cies

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



1646

First Known Use of recumbency

1646


Medical Dictionary

recumbency

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noun re·cum·ben·cy \ri-ˈkəm-bən-sē\

Medical Definition of recumbency

plural re·cum·ben·cies

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




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