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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Trigger points from the adductors, rotators, and levatores ani muscles can elicit referred pain elsewhere (Costello, 1998; Travell & Simons, 1992).
Manual work to the adductors, levatores ani, obturator internus, and bulbocavernosus muscles reduces the referred pain.