Meaning of pronation in English:


Pronunciation /prəʊˈneɪʃn/



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‘Strength testing of the biceps and triceps muscles, pronation, supination, and wrist flexion and extension should be performed.’
  • ‘The proximal radioulnar joint facilitates rotation during supination and pronation.’
  • ‘Full forced pronation and supination of the hand without pain virtually eliminates pathology of the distal radioulnar joint or triangular fibrocartilage complex from consideration.’
  • ‘Common abnormalities, which include lack of full supination and full pronation, may indicate an old injury of the forearm, wrist or elbow.’
  • ‘To assess distal radioulnar joint instability, actual CT scans in neutral and pronation and supination are recommended.’