What is the anatomical term for lying face up?


In anatomy, the prone position is a position of the body lying face down. It is opposed to the "supine" position which is face up. Using the terms defined in the anatomical position, the ventral side is down, and the dorsal side is up.

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Human behavior Animal anatomy Prone position Supine position Anatomical terms of location Human positions Dorsum Lying Zoology Biology Anatomy

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