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Definition of Horizontal

Horizontal: In anatomy, a plane passing through the standing body. A person lying on a bed is considered in a horizontal position.

For a more complete listing of terms used in medicine for spatial orientation, please see the entry to "Anatomic Orientation Terms".

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