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noun Anatomy.
  1. any muscle that turns a limb or part inward.
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Origin of invertor

First recorded in 1900–05; invert + -or2
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Historical Examples

  • You merely had to put them on the Invertor in Surgery and flick the switch for full Inversion.

    The Big Time

    Fritz Reuter Leiber

invertor in Medicine


  1. A muscle that turns a body part such as the foot inward.
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