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supination

[soo-puh-ney-shuh n] /ˌsu pəˈneɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
rotation of the hand or forearm so that the palmar surface is facing upward (opposed to pronation).
2.
a comparable motion of the foot, consisting of adduction followed by inversion.
3.
the position assumed as the result of this rotation.
Origin of supination
1660-1670
1660-70; supinate + -ion
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Word Origin and History for supination
n.

1660s, from Latin supinationem (nominative supinatio), noun of action from supinare (see supine).

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