Trendelenburg position


Tren·​de·​len·​burg position ˈtren-dᵊl-ən-ˌbərg- How to pronounce Trendelenburg position (audio)
: a position of the body for medical examination or operation in which the patient is placed head down on a table inclined at about 45 degrees from the floor with the knees uppermost and the legs hanging over the end of the table

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“Trendelenburg position.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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