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e·rec·tor

 (ĭ-rĕk′tər)
n.
1. One that erects: an erector of skyscrapers.
2. A muscle that makes a body part erect.

erector

(ɪˈrɛktə) or

erecter

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

e•rec•tor

(ɪˈrɛk tər)

n.
1. Also, e•rect′er. a person or thing that erects.
2. a muscle that erects a part of the body.
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e·rec·tor

n. erector, capaz de erección o de dilatarse;
___ musclemúsculo ___.
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each follicle is associated with a holocrine sebaceous gland, and apocrine sweat gland and an arrector pilli muscle with no discernible follicle group but in sheep of present study both primary and secondary follicles were present in discernable follicle groups.
Infiltration of the arrector pili muscle is also a frequent occurrence (Figure 5).
A high concentration of Merkel cells in the bulge prior to the attachment of the arrector pili muscle and the formation of the perifollicular nerve plexus in human fetal skin.