overpronation

noun

over·​pro·​na·​tion -prō-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce overpronation (audio)
: excessive pronation of the foot in walking or running that predisposes the individual to injuries on the medial side of the lower extremities and that causes heavier wear on shoes on the inner margin
overpronate intransitive verb
overpronated; overpronating
overpronator noun

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“Overpronation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/overpronation. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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