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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]
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Instead of supinating and flexing, simply place the thumb over the radial head, grab the wrist, and slowly pronate.
Rotating theforceps 180[degrees] clockwise along its axis (by supinating the forearm palm up) causes a small loop of the implant to hang on the now upward-facing forceps blade tip (Figures 5D and E).
The pronating and supinating muscles of forearm exert angulatory as well as rotational forces which make difficult to reduce and to maintain the reduction of two mobile parallel bones.