Definition of Pronator

1. Noun. A muscle that produces or assists in pronation.

Generic synonyms: Muscle, Musculus
Derivative terms: Pronate



Definition of Pronator

1. n. A muscle which produces pronation.

Definition of Pronator

1. Noun. (anatomy) Any muscle that produces pronation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pronator

1. a forearm or forelimb muscle [n -S or -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pronator

pronaoi
pronaos
pronaoses
pronase
pronases
pronatalism
pronatalisms
pronatalist
pronatalists
pronate
pronated
pronates
pronating
pronation
pronations
pronator (current term)
pronatores
pronators
prone
prone float
prone out
prone to
pronely
proneness
pronenesses
pronephra
pronephric
pronephroi
pronephros
pronephroses

Literary usage of Pronator

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The pronator quadratus is a small, flat, quadrilateral muscle, ... It arises from the oblique or pronator ridge on the lower part of the anterior surface of ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1858)
"... rendering the hand prone: when promition has been fully effected, the pronator radii teres assists the other muscles in flexing the fore-arm. ..."

3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1910)
"The pronator teres and the Flexor carpi radialis derive their supply primarily from ... The remaining two muscles, the Flexor longus pollicis and pronator ..."

4. The Anatomy of the Human Body .. by John Bell, Charles Bell (1802)
"The pronator TERES RADII is of the ... named pronator from its oflice of turning the radius, and teres from its ... it from the pronator quadratus, ..."

5. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology (1869)
"When fully developed, the pronators are two—first, a long pronator ... The long pronator or pronator radii teres is one of the most regular and invariable ..."

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