[ proh-ney-ter, proh-ney- ]
/ ˈproʊ neɪ tər, proʊˈneɪ- /
Anatomy, Zoology. any of several muscles that permit pronation of the hand, forelimb, or foot.
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Example sentences from the Web for pronator
Here the artery lies in the interval between the supinator longus and the pronator radii teres.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery|Joseph Bell
He differs from man in the figure of the deltoides, pronator, radi teres, et extensor pollicis brevii.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
British Dictionary definitions for pronator
/ (prəʊˈneɪtə) /
any muscle whose contractions produce or affect pronation
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Medical definitions for pronator
[ prō′nā′tər ]
A muscle that effects or assists in pronation.
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