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Medical Term:

pronation

Pronunciation: pro-na'shun

Definition: The condition of being prone; the act of assuming or of being placed in a prone position; a specific rotational motion of the forearm that moves the palm into a downfacing position, a specific rotational motion of the foot in which the plantar surface is rotated outward.

Synonym(s): pronatioTA

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