noun, plural de·cub·i·tus.Medicine/Medical.
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OTHER WORDS FROM decubitusde·cu·bi·tal, adjective
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The decubitus is dorsal, and the legs are generally drawn up so as to relax the abdominal muscles.
Gangrene following decubitus may be prevented by using soft bedding and frequently turning the animal from one side to the other.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
If the subjacent iliac and psoas muscles be implicated, the thigh is flexed upon the leg in decubitus.