Definition of recumbency in English:

recumbency

noun

See recumbent

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

Pronunciation

recumbency

/rəˈkəmb(ə)nsē/ /rəˈkəmb(ə)nsi/