Supinate



verb (used with object), supinated, supinating.
1.
to turn to a supine position; rotate (the hand or foot) so that the palm or sole is upward.
verb (used without object), supinated, supinating.
2.
to become supinated.
verb
1.
to turn (the hand and forearm) so that the palm faces up or forwards

supinate su·pi·nate (sōō’pə-nāt’)
v. su·pi·nat·ed, su·pi·nat·ing, su·pi·nates
To assume, or to be placed in, a supine position.
su’pi·na’tion n.

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