erector

erector

[ih-rek-ter]
noun
1.
Also, erecter. a person or thing that erects.
2.
Anatomy. a muscle that erects the body or one of its parts.

Origin:
1530–40; erect + -or2

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erector or erecter (ɪˈrɛktə)
 
n
1.  anatomy any muscle that raises a part or makes it erect
2.  a person or thing that erects
 
erecter or erecter
 
n

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erector e·rec·tor (ĭ-rěk'tər)
n.
A muscle that makes a body part erect. Also called arrector.

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