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Prone

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Definition

adjective

(1) Lying while facing downward.

(2) With palm directed posteriorly, and the radius and ulna are crossed (of the forearm).

(3) Inclined or sloping downward.


Supplement

Word origin: Latin prōnus turned forward, bent or inclined

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