pronator

[proh-ney-ter, proh-ney-]
noun
Anatomy, Zoology. any of several muscles that permit pronation of the hand, forelimb, or foot.

Origin:
1720–30; pronate + -or2

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pronator (prəʊˈneɪtə)
 
n
any muscle whose contractions produce or affect pronation

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

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Example sentences
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.
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