[ soo-puh-ney-shuhn ]

  1. rotation of the hand or forearm so that the palmar surface is facing upward (opposed to pronation).

  2. a comparable motion of the foot, consisting of adduction followed by inversion.

  1. the position assumed as the result of this rotation.

Origin of supination

First recorded in 1660–70; supinate + -ion

Words Nearby supination Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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