Definition of Supine
Supine: With the back or dorsal surface downward. A person who is supine is lying face up. As opposed to prone.
For a more complete listing of terms used in medicine for spatial orientation, please see the entry to "Anatomic Orientation Terms".Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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