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arrector

 [ah-rek´tor] (pl. arrecto´res) (L.)
raising, or that which raises; an erector muscle.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

e·rec·tor

(ē-rek'tŏr),
1. One who or that which raises or makes erect.
2. Denoting specifically certain muscles having such action.
Synonym(s): arrector
[Mod. L.]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

e·rec·tor

(ĕ-rek'tŏr)
1. One who or that which raises or makes erect.
2. Denoting specifically certain muscles having such action.
Synonym(s): arrector.
[Mod. L.]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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