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Medical Term:

pronate

Pronunciation: pro'nat

Definition:

  1. To perform pronation of the forearm or foot.
  2. To assume, or to be placed in, a prone position.

[L. pronatus, fr. prono, pp. -atus, to bend forward, fr. pronus, bent forward]

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