supinate


su·pi·nate

verb \ˈsü-pə-ˌnāt\
su·pi·nat·edsu·pi·nat·ing

Definition of SUPINATE

transitive verb
:  to cause to undergo supination
intransitive verb
:  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

su·pi·nate

verb \ˈsü-pə-ˌnāt\   (Medical Dictionary)
su·pi·nat·edsu·pi·nat·ing

Medical Definition of SUPINATE

transitive verb
: to cause to undergo supination <supinate the hand>
intransitive verb
: to undergo supination

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