Definition of Levators

1. Noun. (plural of levator) ¹

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Definition of Levators

1. levator [n] - See also: levator

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Levators

levator ani
levator cushion
levator hernia
levator labii superioris
levator labii superioris alaeque nasi
levator muscle of thyroid gland
levator palati muscle
levator palpebrae superioris
levator scapulae
levator swelling
levator veli palatini
levatores costarum muscles
levators (current term)
level best
level cap

Literary usage of Levators

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principles and Practice of Gynaecology by Thomas Addis Emmet (1884)
"The vagina in its elasticity will remain uninjured, whilst the levators may separate or be ruptured. We see an analogous condition in the diastasis of the ..."

2. Lehrbuch der Augenheilkunde by Ernst Fuchs (1893)
"Für jene Fülle, wo die Wirkung des levators nur geschwächt, ... der Sehne des levators. um diesen Muskel unter günstigere Bedingungen für seine Wirkung zu ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Women by John Milton Scudder, Robert Safford Newton (1857)
""In all persons possessed of very powerful levators-ani, the extremity of the rectum will be highly retracted within the pelvis, and retained thero by the ..."

4. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1902)
"of the pelvis, where the symphysis is normal, the two levators of the anus have their usual origins. From each of the normal ischial tuberosities, ..."

5. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1913)
"The vaginal flap is held out of the way while the surgeon transfixes and unites the levators. A triangular section of the vaginal flap corresponding in size ..."

6. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1891)
"2. Rupture of the perineum with radiating tears into the sulci. 3. Rupture of the perineum through the sphincter ani without injury to the levators ..."

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