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posture

posture (pos´chur, pos´cher)

The position of the limbs or the carriage of the body as a whole. [L. positura, fr. pono, pp. positus, to place]
Stern's p. a supine position with the head extended and lowered over the end of the table, by which the murmur is developed or made more distinct in cases of tricuspid insufficiency.

 

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