attollens


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at·tol·lens

(ă-tol'ens),
Raising up; in anatomy, muscle action that lifts.
[L. at- tollo, pres. p. -tollens, to lift up]

attollens

An obsolete anatomic adjective for raising or lifting up, used in reference to muscles; replaced by superior.
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AD coelum attollens ardentia lumina frustra -- Lumina, nam teneras arcebant vincula palmas.