- Anatomy, Zoology. any of several muscles that permit pronation of the hand, forelimb, or foot.
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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
Here the artery lies in the interval between the supinator longus and the pronator radii teres.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery
- any muscle whose contractions produce or affect pronation
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- A muscle that effects or assists in pronation.
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