semipronation
The attitude or assumption of a partly prone position, as in Sims position.

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semi·pro·na·tion (sem″e-pro-naґshən) 1. the act of bringing to 2. a semiprone position from a position of supination. a semiprone position.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • semiprone — Denoting semipronation. * * * adj. describing the position of a patient lying face downwards, but with one or both knees flexed to one side so that the body is not lying completely flat. Compare prone, supine. * * * semi·prone (sem″e… …   Medical dictionary

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