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erector

[i′rek·tər]
(physiology)
Any muscle that produces erection of a part.
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The probe was located 3 cm lateral to T1 spinous process in longitudinal parasagittal orientation and the scan from T1 to T5 revealed the erector spinae, rhomboid major and trapezius muscles posterior and superficial to the transverse processes.
The LA solution (a 1:1:1 mixture of 30 mL of 0.5% bupivacaine, 2% lidocaine, and 0.9% saline) was injected deep into the erector spinae muscle.
He said due to medical reasons, he was on August 15,1995 redeployed from fence erector to gatekeeper based in Mokomojenaa Gate until he retired from the public service on January 31, 2006.
Most modern riflescopes contain more than three lenses, including at least two in the erector assembly.
Under aseptic conditions, a high frequency linear transducer was placed on the spinous process at T8 level on the parasagittal plane and then slid 2.5-3 cm laterally to visualise the transverse process and erector spinae muscle.
The 4x erector assembly requires less movement of the lenses in the internal erector assembly across the scope's magnification range.
He worked as a turbine erector from 1967 to 1968 for the English Electric Company Limited repairing turbines at the Sizewell Nuclear Power Station.
Four or five wheeled vehicles, suspected to be so-called transporter erector launchers, were also spotted being moved around in South Hamgyeong Province.
Methods and Measures: sEMG was examined by cervical-brachial eight muscles (erector spinae neck, trapezius, supraspinatus, infraspinatus, pectoralis, anterior deltoid, middle deltoid and latissimus dorsi) of the right shoulder of 16 subjects (8 men and 8 women).
Stiffness and tone (frequency of muscle oscillations) of the both left and right sides of the lumbar erector spinae (ER) and gluteus medius (GM) muscles were investigated.
From a biomechanical perspective, lumbar posture during lifting and lowering is important because as the lumbar spine flexes it undergoes a change in configuration that influences the role played by the passive tissues of the spine and the active contribution of the erector spinae.
The new T-4036 case erector from Eagle Packaging Machinery works with both RSC & HSC blanks.