Make Our Dictionary Yours
Sign up for our weekly newsletters and get:
By signing in, you agree to our Terms and Conditions
We'll see you in your inbox soon.
However, not all abdominal exercises need to be performed in the supine position.
The Moro reflex (or startle reflex) occurs when an infant is lying in a supine position and is stimulated by a sudden loud noise that causes rapid or sudden movement of the infant's head.
No love of selfish ease, no supine and carnal indulgence, retarded his movements.
The patient is kept in the sitting position for 5 minutes, then lies supine.
Doll's eye reflex can be noted with the infant supine (lying on the back) and slowly turning the head to either side.