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n.1. a surgical instrument used for levering up displaced bone fragments in a depressed fracture of the skull. 2. any muscle that lifts the structure into which it is inserted; for example, the levator scapulis helps to lift the shoulder blade.

1. a surgical instrument used for levering up displaced bone fragments in a depressed fracture of the skull. 2. any muscle that lifts the structure into which it is inserted; for example, the levator scapulis helps to lift the shoulder blade.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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