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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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(45-56) Histologic features that can be associated with congenital nevi include extension into the deeper portion of the dermis and into the subcutaneous tissue; splaying of the collagen bundles of the reticular dermis and growth as cords of single cells; and extension around and within adnexal structures, vessel walls, arrector pili, and nerves.
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When they are located in the dermis, they are characteristically small and superficial, and they arise from arrector pili muscles (3).
Deposits can also surround hair follicles, sebaceous glands, and rarely arrector pili muscles.
Cutaneous leiomyomas are rare, benign tumours arising from the arrector pili muscle of hair follicles.
Goose bumps is a phenomenon that happens when tiny arrector pili muscles contract to make hair stand on end.
Glycogenosome accumulation in the arrector pili muscle in Pompe disease.
Hair follicles have a niche for mature stem cells--hair follicular stem cells (HFSCs)--a so-called "bulge" in the attachment region of arrector pili muscles, which contain epithelial and melanocyte stem cells.
The deepest bulge is the insertion point of the future arrector pili
They appear when you are frightened or a bit chilly, thanks to the tiny muscles called arrector pili surrounding the hair follicles in your skin.
However, a few bacilli may get buried alive in the fibrosed nerves and arrector pili muscles, thereby serving as a nidus for relapse.
Most of them showed atrophic epidermis, mild lymphocytic and macrophage accumulation around the neurovascular bundles, superficial and deep dermal vessels, sweat glands and arrector pili muscle (Fig.