levator

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levator

[lə′vād·ər]
(medicine)
An instrument used for raising a depressed portion of the skull.
(physiology)
Any muscle that raises or elevates a part.
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Long-term correction of ptosis requires surgical manipulation of the levator palpebrae superioris muscle and/or Muller's muscle.
Disinsertion of the aponeurosis of the levator palpebrae superioris muscle after cataract extraction.
(2,3) More severe forms may involve hypoplasia of the levator palpebrae superioris muscle or tendon with a minimal or absent eyelid crease.
Outcome and influencing factors of external levator palpebrae superioris aponeurosis advancement for blepharoptosis.

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