Supine and Prone

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Supine and Prone :

“Prone” (face down) is often confused with “supine” (face up).

Some people use the phrase “soup in navel” to help them remember the meaning of the latter word.

“Prostrate” technically also means “face down,” but is often used to mean simply “devastated.”

The gland men have is called the prostate.

“Prostrate” is an adjective meaning “lying face downward.”

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