knee-elbow position

n.

A prone position in which the patient rests on the knees and elbows, assumed for a rectal or gynecologic examination or an operation.genucubital position

Nearby words

  1. knee reflex,
  2. knee spavin,
  3. knee-capping,
  4. knee-chest position,
  5. knee-deep,
  6. knee-high,
  7. knee-high to a grasshopper,
  8. knee-jerk,
  9. knee-jerk reflex,
  10. knee-length


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