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erector

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

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.]

erector

/erec·tor/ (ĕ-rek´ter) [L.] a structure that erects, as a muscle which raises or holds up a part.

erector

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

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.]

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.

erector

[L.] a structure that erects, as a muscle that holds up or raises a part.
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