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el·e·va·tor

(el'ĕ-vā'tŏr),
1. An instrument for prying up a sunken part, such as the depressed fragment of bone in fracture of the skull, or for elevating tissues from their attachment to bone.
2. A surgical instrument used to luxate and remove teeth and roots that cannot be engaged by the beaks of forceps, or to loosen teeth and roots before forceps application. Synonym(s): dental lever
[L. fr. e-levo, pp. -atus, to lift up]

elevator

/el·e·va·tor/ (el´ĭ-vāt-er) an instrument for elevating tissues for removing osseous fragments or roots of teeth.

elevator

[el′əvā′tər]
Etymology: L, elevare, to lift
an instrument for lifting tissues, extracting teeth, removing bony fragments, or removing roots of teeth.

el·e·va·tor

(el'ĕ-vā-tŏr)
1. An instrument for prying up a sunken part, such as the depressed fragment of bone in fracture of the skull, or for elevating tissues.
2. A surgical instrument used to luxate and remove teeth and roots that cannot be engaged by the beaks of a forceps, or to loosen teeth and roots prior to forceps application.
[L. fr. e-levo, pp. -atus, to lift up]

elevator

An extraocular muscle involved in rotating the eye upward such as the superior rectus and inferior oblique muscles.

el·e·va·tor

(el'ĕ-vā-tŏr)
Surgical instrument used to luxate and remove teeth and roots that cannot be engaged by the beaks of forceps, or to loosen teeth and roots before forceps application.
Synonym(s): dental lever.
[L. fr. e-levo, pp. -atus, to lift up]

elevator,

n an instrument used to raise or lift something.
elevator, dental,
n one of a variety of blades used for engaging teeth and roots to remove them from their alveoli.
elevator, malar,
n an instrument used to elevate or reposition the zygomatic bone.
elevator, periosteal,
n a thin blade used to lift periosteum from bone.

elevator

1. dental elevator used to loosen tooth in socket.
2. rib elevator, usually combined with a periosteum stripper, e.g. Sayre double-ended periosteal elevator, Matson rib stripper and elevator.

Patient discussion about elevator

Q. My wife(53) has elevated CEA and CA19.9 levels - near 150, without any concomitant reason/observation? Comment

A. Hi Bobby3,

The most important question is why were these tests done?
An elevated level may result from many causes, some of them are simple and some are more problematic. IMHO the best thing would be consulting her doctor to consider the need to check-up her alimentary system.
You can read more here (http://www.ascocancerfoundation.org/patient/ASCO+Resources/Patient+Guides/ASCO+Patient+Guide:+Tumor+Markers+for+Gastrointestinal+Cancers) and here (http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Detection/tumor-markers)

Q. high ESR levels? i had ESR test done after complaining of weakness, repeated upper respiratory infection, fever and weight loss. my ESR rate is extremely high 120 a week ago and today 114. chest x-ray negative, stomach Ultra Sound negative, other test relatively ok.... Any suggestions?

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