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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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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
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The Erector Spinae Plane Block: A Novel Analgesic Technique in Thoracic Neuropathic Pain.
The erector spinae plane block: a novel anal gesic technique in thoracic neuropathic pain.
Until relatively recently this was a common problem, occurring as the lenses slid back and forth inside the erector tube.
Chin, "The erector spinae plane block a novel analgesic technique in thoracic neuropathic pain," Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, vol.
When we faced the same muscle in front of the tube placement or not crawling, we see that the infraspinatus muscle and the erector spinae of the neck are the only ones that have statistically significant changes in muscle activation due to the suppression of head movement (erector spinae) and resistance underwater recovery phase (infraspinatus) As the underwater recovery by the application of the tube causes the neck muscles are less active.
Hence, the aim of this clinical commentary is to discuss some of the biomechanical principles associated with lumbar posture, spinal loading, and erector spinae muscle activity and highlight the implications for the education and the rehabilitation of those involved in manual handling activities.
* Using Erector as the building material gave students an easy way to get started with using standard tools.
Your image erector adds too much space between the scope and the eyepiece.
"The wind turbines are like a giant erector set, with nuts and bolts putting it together as one big assembly," Mr.
Features include Leupold's Xtended Twilight Lens System; cryogenically treated, Titanium-Nitride coated, high-strength aluminum adjustment dials; and a dual-spring erector system.
LAC Neil Clayton, aged 24, will be heading for Cyprus shortly having just completed his 17- week basic aerial erector course at RAF Digby.