pronation of forearm

pro·na·tion of fore·arm

rotation of the forearm in such a way that the palm of the hand faces backward when the arm is in the anatomic position, or downward when the arm is extended at a right angle to the body.
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Motor block was evaluated by thumb adduction (Ulnar nerve), thumb abduction (Radial nerve), flexion of the elbow and pronation of forearm (Musculocutaneous) and thumb opposition (Median nerve).
At the elbow joint, flexion, supination and pronation of forearm movements were studied.
SUMMARY: The pronator quadratus is the main muscle responsible for pronation of forearm, helped by the pronator teres.
The pronator quadratus muscle is the main responsible for the pronation of forearm, and is helped by the pronator teres muscle.
The aim of the cadaveric study was to observe the anatomical relationship between the Radial Nerve and the plate during supination and pronation of forearm, so as to determine which position of forearm was safest for radial nerve in distal humerus.
SUMMARY: The pronator quadratus is the principal muscle responsible for pronation of forearm, helped by the pronator teres.
The main responsible for pronation of forearm is the quadratus pronator muscle, which is helped in this movement by the teres pronator muscle.