overpronation

noun
over·​pro·​na·​tion | \ -prō-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce overpronation (audio) \

Medical Definition of overpronation

: 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

Other Words from overpronation

overpronate \ -​ˈprō-​ˌnāt How to pronounce overpronation (audio) \ intransitive verb overpronated; overpronating
overpronator \ -​ˈprō-​ˌnāt-​ər How to pronounce overpronation (audio) \ noun

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“Overpronation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/overpronation. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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