pronator teres

noun

pronator te·​res -ˈtir-ˌēz How to pronounce pronator teres (audio)
: a muscle of the forearm arising from the medial epicondyle of the humerus and the coronoid process of the ulna, inserting into the lateral surface of the middle third of the radius, and serving to pronate and flex the forearm

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“Pronator teres.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pronator%20teres. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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