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ro·ta·tor

 (rō′tā′tər)
n.
1. One that rotates.
2. pl. ro·ta·tor·es (rō′tə-tôr′ēz) Anatomy A muscle that serves to rotate a part of the body.

rotator

(rəʊˈteɪtə)
n
1. a person, device, or part that rotates or causes rotation
2. (Anatomy) anatomy any of various muscles that revolve a part on its axis

ro•ta•tor

(ˈroʊ teɪ tər; esp. Brit. roʊˈteɪ-)

n., pl. ro•ta•tors for 1,3, ro•ta•tor•es (ˌroʊ təˈtɔr iz, -ˈtoʊr-)
for 2.
1. a person or thing that rotates.
2. a muscle serving to rotate a part of the body.
[1670–80; < Latin rotātor=rotā(re) (see rotate1) + -tor -tor]
Translations

ro·ta·tor

n. rotador;
a. rotador-a.
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