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A muscle, especially in the forearm, that effects or assists supination.
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(ˈsuːpɪˌneɪtə; ˈsjuː-)
(Anatomy) anatomy the muscle of the forearm that can produce the motion of supination
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(ˈsu pəˌneɪ tər)

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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