levatores


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levatores

See levator.

levator

(lē-vā′tor) plural.levatores [L., lifter]
1. A muscle that raises or elevates a part; opposite of depressor.
2. An instrument that lifts depressed portions.

levator ani

A broad muscle that helps to form the floor of the pelvis.

levator palpebrae superioris

A muscle that elevates the upper eyelid.