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levatormore about levator


  1  definition  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 

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