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Webster 1913 Edition


Levator

Le-va′tor

(lē̍-vā′tŏr)
,
Noun.
[NL., fr. L.
levare
to raise. See
Lever
,
Noun.
]
1.
(Anat.)
A muscle that serves to raise some part, as the lip or the eyelid.
2.
(Surg.)
A surgical instrument used to raise a depressed part of the skull.

Webster 1828 Edition


Levator

LEVA'TOR

,
Noun.
[L. from levo, to raise.]
1.
In anatomy, a muscle that serves to raise some part, as the lip or the eyelid.
2.
A surgical instrument used to raise a depressed part of the skull.

Definition 2021


levator

levator

English

Noun

levator (plural levators or levatores)

  1. (anatomy) lifting muscle

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Latin

Verb

levātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of levō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of levō

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