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Supination

supination

(Science: anatomy) The act of assuming the supine position or the state of being supine. Applied to the hand, the act of turning the palm forward (anteriorly) or upward, performed by lateral rotation of the forearm.

Applied to the foot, it generally implies movements resulting in raising of the medial margin of the foot, hence of the longitudinal arch.

Origin: L. Supinatio


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synovial joints - please help

... The key terms you must use in your analysis are: Flexion / Extention; Abduction / Adduction; Rotation/circumduction; Dorsiflextion/plantarflexion; supination/pronation" I understand what the synovial joints are and their types of movment, but I am confused about what the rest of the question ...

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