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supinate

 [soo´pĭ´nāt]
the act of turning the palm forward or upward, or of raising the medial margin of the foot.

su·pi·nate

(sū'pi-nāt),
1. To assume, or to be placed in, a supine (that is, face upward) position.
2. To perform supination of the forearm or of the foot.
[L. supino, pp. -atus, to bend backwards, place on back, fr. supinus, supine]

supinate

/su·pi·nate/ (soo´pĭ-nāt) to assume or place in a supine position.

supinate

(so͞o′pə-nāt′)
v. supi·nated, supi·nating, supi·nates
v.tr.
1. To turn or rotate (the hand or forearm) so that the palm faces up or forward.
2. To turn or rotate (the foot) by adduction and inversion so that the outer edge of the sole bears the body's weight.
v.intr.
To be supinated; undergo supination.

su′pi·na′tion n.

su·pi·nate

(sū'pi-nāt)
1. To assume, or to be placed in, a supine (face upward) position.
2. To perform supination of the forearm or of the foot.
[L. supino, pp. -atus, to bend backwards, place on back, fr. supinus, supine]

supinate

assume/move into a supine position