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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
1660-1670
1660-70; supinate + -ion
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Examples for supination
  • No rotation is possible, but the effect of rotation is obtained by the pronation and supination of the radius on the ulna.

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