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pronator

[proh-ney-ter, proh-ney-] /ˈproʊ neɪ tər, proʊˈneɪ-/
noun
1.
Anatomy, Zoology. any of several muscles that permit pronation of the hand, forelimb, or foot.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; pronate + -or2
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  • It's super-padded but still keeps the mild pronator in line.
  • Sheets had flexor tendon surgery as planned and his pronator tendon also was fixed.
  • He was shut down late in the year with a flexor pronator muscle strain in his right elbow but did not require surgery.
British Dictionary definitions for pronator

pronator

/prəʊˈneɪtə/
noun
1.
any muscle whose contractions produce or affect pronation
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pronator in Medicine

pronator pro·na·tor (prō'nā'tər)
n.
A muscle that effects or assists in pronation.

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