supinator muscle

[ sōōpə-nā′tər ]

n.

A muscle with origin from the humerus and the ulna, with insertion into the radius, with nerve supply from the radial nerve, and whose action supinates the forearm.

Nearby words

  1. superweed,
  2. superwoman,
  3. supinate,
  4. supination,
  5. supinator,
  6. supine,
  7. supinely,
  8. suplex,
  9. supp.,
  10. supp. rev. stat.


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