supinator

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su·pi·na·tor (mus·cle)

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1. muscle of deep layer of proximal part of posterior compartment of forearm; origin, lateral epicondyle of humerus radial collateral and anular ligaments, and supinator ridge of ulna; insertion, anterior and lateral surface of radius; action, supinates the forearm; nerve supply, radial (posterior interosseous).
2. a muscle that supinates, that is, twists the forearm about a longitudinal axis from the pronated or neutral position toward one in which the palms face anteriorly (in the anatomic position).

supinator

(so͞o′pə-nā′tər)
n.
A muscle, especially in the forearm, that effects or assists supination.

supinator

(sū″pĭn-ā′tor) [L.]
A muscle producing the motion of supination of the forearm.

supinator

One of the forearm muscles whose action is to rotate the hand into the palm-up position.
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The modified Ashworth scale scores for individual joints were grouped into a proximal score (maximum [max] = 15: shoulder internal rotators, elbow extensors, elbow flexors), and a distal score (max = 30: pronators, supinators, wrist flexors, wrist extensors, digit flexors, digit extensors).