Medical Dictionary


noun po·si·tion \pə-ˈzish-ən\

Definition of POSITION

:  a particular arrangement or location; specifically :  an arrangement of the parts of the body considered particularly desirable for some medical or surgical procedure <knee-chest position> <lithotomy position>
po·si·tion·al \pə-ˈzish-ən-əl\ adjective
March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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