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decubitus

noun de·cu·bi·tus \ -bət-əs \

medical Definition of decubitus

plural decubiti play \-bət-ˌī, -ˌē\
1 : a position assumed in lying down
  • the dorsal decubitus
2 a : ulcer
b : bedsore
3 : prolonged lying down (as in bed)

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