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supinate

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verb su·pi·nate \ˈsü-pə-ˌnāt\

Definition of supinate

su·pi·nat·edsu·pi·nat·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cause to undergo supination

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to undergo supination



Origin of supinate

Latin supinatus, past participle of supinare to lay backward or on the back, from supinus


First Known Use: 1831


Medical Dictionary

supinate

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verb su·pi·nate \ˈsü-pə-ˌnāt\

Medical Definition of supinate

su·pi·nat·edsu·pi·nat·ing

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to cause to undergo supination <supinate the hand>

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to undergo supination




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