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pronate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pronateverb

    turn the forearm or the hand so that the palm is directed downwards

Wiktionary

  1. pronateverb

    To turn or rotate one's hand and forearm so that the palm faces down if the forearm is horizontal, back if the arm is pointing down, or forward if the forearm is pointing up; to twist the right forearm counterclockwise or the left forearm clockwise.

  2. pronateverb

    To twist the foot so that if walking the weight would be borne on the inner edge of the foot.

  3. pronateverb

    To become pronated.

Wikipedia

  1. pronate

    Motion, the process of movement, is described using specific anatomical terms. Motion includes movement of organs, joints, limbs, and specific sections of the body. The terminology used describes this motion according to its direction relative to the anatomical position of the body parts involved. Anatomists and others use a unified set of terms to describe most of the movements, although other, more specialized terms are necessary for describing unique movements such as those of the hands, feet, and eyes. In general, motion is classified according to the anatomical plane it occurs in. Flexion and extension are examples of angular motions, in which two axes of a joint are brought closer together or moved further apart. Rotational motion may occur at other joints, for example the shoulder, and are described as internal or external. Other terms, such as elevation and depression, describe movement above or below the horizontal plane. Many anatomical terms derive from Latin terms with the same meaning.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pronateadjective

    somewhat prone; inclined; as, pronate trees

  2. Etymology: [L. pronatus, p. p. of pronare to bend forward. See Prone.]

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  1. operant

  2. Protean

  3. protean

  4. tropane

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pronate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pronate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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