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 ]

Synonyms: supinator

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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 related synonym

supinator brevus

musculus supinator