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supination

Pronunciation: su'pi-na'shun

Definition:

  1. The condition of being supine; the act of assuming or of being placed in a supine position; rotation of the forearm such that the palm of the hand faces anteriorly to the anatomic position; rotation of the foot such that the plantar surface of rotated upward.
  2. The opposite of pronation.
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