Trendelenburg position

noun
Tren·​de·​len·​burg position | \ ˈtren-dᵊl-ən-ˌbərg- How to pronounce Trendelenburg position (audio) \

Medical Definition of Trendelenburg position

: 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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Trendelenburg%20position. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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