Question:

What is the anatomical term for lying face up?

Answer:

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
Dorsum
Lying
Human positions
Zoology
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