Those defending the lower right-hand quarter are “octave” (eighth; in supination) and “seconde” (second; in pronation).
In short, quadrupeds have their anterior members in the position of pronation.
Sem′i-supernat′ural, half-divine and half-human; Sem′i-sū′pinated, placed between supination and pronation.
pronation of the forearm is feeble, and is completed by the weight of the hand.
Those defending the upper left-hand quarter are “quarte” (fourth; in supination) and “quinte” (fifth; in pronation).
The arms of these animals are permanently fixed in the position of pronation.
The prognosis must be guarded, especially with regard to the preservation of pronation and supination.
If the ligaments fail to unite, the head of the ulna tends to slip out of place in pronation and supination—recurrent dislocation.
In addition to the ordinary signs of fracture, there is partial or complete loss of pronation and supination.
In disease of the elbow, the usual attitude is that of flexion with pronation of the hand.
pronation pro·na·tion (prō-nā'shən)
The act of pronating.
The condition of being pronated, especially the condition of having flat feet.