erector

erector
1. One who or that which raises or makes erect. 2. Denoting specifically certain muscles having such action. SYN: arrector. [Mod. L.]

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erec·tor i-'rek-tər n a muscle that raises or keeps a part erect called also arrector

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erec·tor (ə-rekґtər) [L., from erigere to set up] something that erects, such as a muscle that raises or holds up a part. Cf. arrector.

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