Definition of Levator. Meaning of Levator. Synonyms of Levator

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Definition of Levator

Levator
Levator Le*va"tor (l[-e]*v[=a]"t[o^]r), n. [NL., fr. L. levare to raise. See Lever, n.] 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.

Meaning of Levator from wikipedia

- The levator ani is a broad, thin muscle group, situated on either side of the pelvis. It is formed from three muscle components: the pubococcygeus, the...
- The levator sca****e is a skeletal muscle situated at the back and side of the neck. As the Latin name suggests, its main function is to lift the sca****...
- The levator palpebrae superioris (Latin: elevating muscle of upper eyelid) is the muscle in the orbit that elevates the upper eyelid. The levator palpebrae...
- Levator ani syndrome is a condition characterized by brief intermittent burning pain or tenesmus of the rectal or perineal area, caused by spasm of the...
- Levator muscle can refer to: Levator sca****e muscle Levator palpebrae superioris muscle Levator ani Levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle Levator...
- The levator veli palatini (/lɪˈveɪtər ˈviːlaɪ ˌpæləˈtaɪnaɪ/) is the elevator muscle of the soft palate in the human body. During swallowing, it contracts...
- The levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle is, translated from Latin, the "lifter of both the upper lip and of the wing of the nose". It has the...
- aponeurosis of the levator muscle, nerve abnormalities, trauma, inflammation or lesions of the lid or orbit. Dysfunctions of the levators may occur as a result...
- The pelvic floor or pelvic diaphragm is composed of muscle fibers of the levator ani, the coccygeus muscle, and ****ociated connective tissue which span...
- The levator labii superioris (or quadratus labii superioris) is a muscle of the human body used in facial expression. It is a broad sheet, the origin...
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