supinator

[ soo-puh-ney-ter ]
/ ˈsu pəˌneɪ tər /

noun Anatomy.

a muscle used in supination.

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Origin of supinator

From New Latin, dating back to 1605–15; see origin at supinate, -tor
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British Dictionary definitions for supinator

supinator
/ (ˈsuːpɪˌneɪtə, ˈsjuː-) /

noun

anatomy the muscle of the forearm that can produce the motion of supination
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