Meaning of supination


Pronunciation: (s"pu-nā'shun), [key]
— n.
  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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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