Definition of Supinator

1. Noun. A muscle (especially in the forearm) that produces or assists in supination.

Generic synonyms: Muscle, Musculus
Derivative terms: Supinate



Definition of Supinator

1. n. A muscle which produces the motion of supination.

Definition of Supinator

1. Noun. (anatomy) Any muscle that aids supination ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Supinator

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Supinator

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"The supinator brevis is a broad muscle, of a hollow cylindrical form, ... By its superficial surface, with the superficial Extensor and supinator muscles, ..."

2. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1829)
"supinator RADII LONGUS. This muscle forms the very edge of the fore-arm: it ... Its use is, perhaps, chiefly as a supinator, but it is placed just upon the ..."

3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1910)
"Extensor longus pollicis. Extensor indicis. The supinator [brevis] (m. ... lies immediately below the supinator [brevis], with which it is sometimes united. ..."

4. A Text Book of Anatomy, and Guide in Dissections: For the Use of Students of by Washington R. Handy (1854)
"supinator radii longus.—Dissection.—Make an incision along the middle of the back part of the arm and forearm ..."

5. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1869)
"SESAMOID BONE IN THE TENDON OF THE supinator ... that the supinator brevis is the serial homologue of the popliteus, as in the long tendon of that muscle ..."

6. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1858)
"supinator Br Extensor Primi ... By >i/>/irr border, with the supinator brevis. By its lower border, with the Ex- •>r primi ..."

7. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1887)
"The supinator brevis is a broad muscle, of a hollow, cylindrical form, ... By its superficial surface with the superficial Extensor and supinator muscles ..."

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