Definition of recumbency in English:

recumbency

noun

  • See recumbent

    • ‘The pain is exacerbated by inspiration or recumbency and relieved to some extent by leaning forward.’
    • ‘A period of post-procedure recumbency is needed to avoid disruption of the arterial puncture site.’
    • ‘Spells are brief in duration with prompt recovery on recumbency.’
    • ‘These symptoms may be exacerbated by recumbency or bending, and relieved by antacids.’
    • ‘The main clinical signs were depression, inappetence, huddling together, ataxia and recumbency.’

Pronunciation

recumbency

/rɪˈkʌmb(ə)nsi/