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le•va•tor



Pronunciation: (li-vā'tur, -tôr), [key]
n.,
pl. lev•a•to•resPronunciation: (lev"u-tôr'ēz, -tōr'-). [key]

1. Anat.a muscle that raises a part of the body. Cf. depressor.
2. Surg.an instrument used to raise a depressed part of the skull.

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