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  • Recumbency — Re*cum ben*cy ( ben*s?), n. Recumbence. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recumbency — re·cum·ben·cy ri kəm bən sē n, pl cies the state of leaning, resting, or reclining also a recumbent position <dyspnea...relieved with recumbency (Elizabeth Dean)> …   Medical dictionary

  • recumbency — recumbent ► ADJECTIVE 1) lying down. 2) (of a plant) growing close to the ground. DERIVATIVES recumbency noun. ORIGIN from Latin recumbere recline …   English terms dictionary

  • recumbency — noun (plural cies) Date: 1646 the state of leaning, resting, or reclining ; repose; also a recumbent position …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • recumbency — See recumbence. * * * …   Universalium

  • recumbency — Synonyms and related words: accubation, accumbency, couchancy, debasement, decumbency, depression, loll, lounging, lowness, lying, lying down, proneness, prostration, reclination, reclining, repose, shortness, sprawl, squatness, squattiness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • recumbency — re·cum·ben·cy || rɪ kÊŒmbÉ™nsɪ n. state of lying down, reclining, leaning; inclination, tendency, propensity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recumbency — re·cum·ben·cy …   English syllables

  • recumbency — nsē, si noun ( es) Etymology: Latin recumbent , recumbens + English cy 1. : the state of leaning, resting, or reclining : a recumbent position : repose 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • recumbency cramps — cramping of muscles in the lower limbs and feet while resting or during light sleep …   Medical dictionary

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