pronation

[ proh-ney-shuhn ]
/ proʊˈneɪ ʃən /

noun

rotation of the hand or forearm so that the surface of the palm is facing downward or toward the back (opposed to supination).
a comparable motion of the foot consisting of abduction followed by eversion.
the position assumed as the result of this rotation.
any similar motion of the limbs or feet of animals.

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Origin of pronation

First recorded in 1660–70; pronate + -ion
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Medical definitions for pronation

pronation
[ prō-nāshən ]

n.

The act of pronating.
The condition of being pronated, especially the condition of having flat feet.
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