A muscle which originates on the distal humerus, inserts on the radius and accomplishes supination (rotation of the wrist). [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supinator_muscle ]

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Term information

definition
  • A muscle which originates on the distal humerus, inserts on the radius and accomplishes supination (rotation of the wrist).
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c6/Gray420.png
editor note
  • TODO - The term 'supinator' can also refer more generally to a muscle that causes supination of a part of the body. In older texts, the term 'supinator longus' was used to refer to the brachioradialis, and 'supinator brevis' was used to the muscle now known as the supinator.
has exact synonym
  • supinator
has related synonym
  • supinator brevus
  • musculus supinator
id
  • UBERON:0003228