supinator


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su·pi·na·tor

 (so͞o′pə-nā′tər)
n.
A muscle, especially in the forearm, that effects or assists supination.

supinator

(ˈsuːpɪˌneɪtə; ˈsjuː-)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy the muscle of the forearm that can produce the motion of supination

su•pi•na•tor

(ˈsu pəˌneɪ tər)

n.
a muscle in the forearm that rotates the radius outward.
[1605–15; < New Latin; see supinate, -tor]
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Noun1.supinator - a muscle (especially in the forearm) that produces or assists in supinationsupinator - a muscle (especially in the forearm) that produces or assists in supination
muscle, musculus - one of the contractile organs of the body
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In the classic or standard description of extensor pollicis long (EPL) muscle in most of the anatomical references, it is considered with the supinator, abductor pollicis longus, extensor pollicis brevis and extensor indicis proprius as the muscles of deep group of dorsal antibrachial muscles of the forearm (Austin, 2005).
Exercises are necessary to enable practice of active supination and to retain the functional length of supinator muscle.
1) However, the posterior interosseous nerve (PIN) can be easily injured from the Thompson approach due to its intimate relationship with the supinator overlying the radius.
These muscle bellies were separated proximally and Supinator muscle was visualized.
The supinator muscles are inserted proximally and the pronators are inserted distally.
The superficial head of the supinator muscle along the arcade of Frohse is the most common site of nerve entrapment, where a thick fibrous band may exist along the arcade of Frohse.
The DBRN traversed the supinator muscle between the superficial and deep layers, emerging in the posterior compartment deep to the superficial layer of the extensor muscles, immediately providing the short branches to the ED, extensor digiti minimi, and extensor carpi ulnaris muscles.
Subsequently, Cook et al (6) examined the reliability and sensitivity of 7 clinical tests: Babinski sign, clonus, Hoffmann sign, inverted supinator sign, hand withdrawal reflex, suprapatellar quadriceps reflex, and upper extremity deep tendon reflexes.
He was areflexic in the legs with either hyporeflexia (biceps and supinator reflexes) or areflexia (triceps reflexes) in the arms.
73) "[P]aralysis of the muscles of the upper arm (deltoid, biceps, anterior brachial, and long supinator muscles) due to a lesion of the brachial plexus or of the roots of the fifth and sixth cervical nerves.