pronator (muscle)

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pronator (muscle)

[TA]
muscle that twists forearm about a longitudinal axis from the supinated or neutral position toward one in which the dorsum of the hand is directed anteriorly from the anatomical position.
Synonym(s): musculus pronator [TA]
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The pronator muscle is still a little sore, and going up into the medial ligament up into the inside of the elbow, so it just needs a little bit of rest.
Although he added that his pronator muscle was still "quite sore", it was his putting that cost him dear.
23) "Little leaguer's elbow" typically occurs in 9- to 12-year-old baseball pitchers, and represents avulsion and fragmentation of the medial humeral epicondyle due to repeated valgus stress from the flexor and pronator muscles across the growth plate.