Grafting of part of the superior rectus muscle into the lid to take the place of the levator palpebr superioris.
levator muscles that raise an organ, and Depressors that depress it.
In sewing up, it is important to reunite the cut edges of the levator ani, or pelvic weakness will result.
The right eye was partially closed, but could be opened by the levator palpebræ superioris.
The levator coccygis, together with the two muscles mentioned above, is responsible for elevation of the tail.
The levator palpebræ superioris acted very slightly; the right, however, better than the left.
The levator palpebræ was normal, but spasm of the orbicularis held the eye firmly closed.
The levator coccygis is less altered in different species of the family than is the lateralis caudae.
The levator palpebrae superioris is paralysed, and the resulting ptosis completes the picture.
The needle is then again carried through the levator palpebr, palpebral ligament, and orbicularis in the upper part of the wound.
levator le·va·tor (lə-vā'tər)
n. pl. lev·a·to·res (lěv'ə-tôr'ēz)
A surgical instrument for lifting the depressed fragments of a fractured skull.
A muscle that raises a body part.