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erector

 [e-rek´tor]
a structure that erects, as a muscle that holds up or raises a part.
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

erector

(ĭ-rĕk′tər)
n.
A muscle that makes a body part erect.
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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

erector 

A lens (for example an erecting eyepiece) or prism system (erecting prism such as a Dove or a Porro prism) placed in an optical system for the purpose of forming an erect image.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann