Glossary of Medical Terms

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SIMS' POSITION

A position to facilitate a vaginal inspection, the patient lying on the side with the under hand behind the back, the thighs flexed, the upper one more than the lower. Synonym: English position, lateral recumbent position, semiprone position.
secondary union   secondary villus   secondary visual area   secondary visual cortex   secondary vitreous   secondary wall   secondary X zone   second cranial nerve   (76)
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