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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
References in periodicals archive ?
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.