What does recumbent mean?
Recumbent means lying back or lying down, or resting or leaning
Back lying position, the client's head and shoulders are slightly elevated on a small pillow and is used to provide comfort and facilitate healing following certain surgeries or anaesthetics.
what is the purpose of dorsal examinaton position in physical examination?
to determine if a person isfaking a sciatic nerve problem
Dorsal Recumbency is lying on the back.
Dorsal = Back
Recumbent = lying down
Well a "semi-recumbent" fits about halfway between an upright and a full recumbent. Recumbent bikes have a chair like seat and many models have handlebars next to the seat as well as in front of the seat, and also provide better back support, the Semi-Recumbent exercise bikes are the same design as recumbent except the seat position is higher you are in a more upright (less recumbent) position,
I peeked in the window and saw Dillon in his favorite armchair, recumbent and dead to the world. The cat was asleep and totally recumbent. If I had not seen it move a few moments earlier, I would have thought it dead. The stem of the flower laid recumbent upon the pot in which it was planted. "The hills in their recumbent postures Look into the silent lake..." -Philip Larkin