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Descriptor English: Pronation
Descriptor Spanish: Pronación
Descriptor Portuguese: Pronação
Descriptor French: Pronation
Entry term(s): Pronations
Tree number(s): G11.427.410.698.840
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011403
Scope note: Applies to movements of the forearm in turning the palm backward or downward. When referring to the foot, a combination of eversion and abduction movements in the tarsal and metatarsal joints (turning the foot up and in toward the midline of the body).
Annotation: refers to foot or forearm; do not confuse with PRONE POSITION
Allowable Qualifiers: PH physiology
Previous Indexing: Movement (1966-1987)
Posture (1966-1987)
Public MeSH Note: 88
History Note: 88
DeCS ID: 22972
Unique ID: D011403
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Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/04/02
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Pronation - Preferred
Concept UI M0017734
Scope note Applies to movements of the forearm in turning the palm backward or downward. When referring to the foot, a combination of eversion and abduction movements in the tarsal and metatarsal joints (turning the foot up and in toward the midline of the body).
Preferred term Pronation
Entry term(s) Pronations



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