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internal rotation

Medial rotation The act of turning about an axis passing through the center of the leg, which occurs with closed chain pronation; the talus acts as an extension of the leg in the frontal and transverse planes. Cf External rotation.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

in·ter·nal ro·ta·tion

(in-tĕr'năl rō-tā'shŭn)
Movement of a joint, around its long axis, toward the midline of the body.
Synonym(s): medial rotation.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Flex your thoracic spine, protract your shoulder girdles, and medially rotate your arms, and try to take in a deep breath.
When performing leg circles, one should medially rotate the legs.
Most tasks that we perform require us to work down and in front of ourselves, causing us to flex the upper spine, protract the head, protract the shoulder girdles, and medially rotate the arms.
The tensor fascia latae and the iliotibial tract are located on the lateral thigh and they medially rotate and abduct the hip.
Latissimus dorsi: Adducts, medially rotates, and extends the arm.
* Latissimus dorsi -- adducts, medially rotates, and extends the arm.
* Pectoralis major -- adducts, flexes, extends, and medially rotates the arm.
* Teres major -- adducts, extends, and medially rotates the arm.