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[L. elevare, to lift up]
1. A curved retractor for holding the lid away from the globe of the eye.
2. A retractor for raising depressed bones by levers or screws.
3. Instrument used for soft tissue; e.g., periosteal elevator.
4. An instrument of varying design for extracting teeth or removing root or bone fragments.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Elevator." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747609/all/elevator.
Elevator. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747609/all/elevator. Accessed November 15, 2019.
Elevator. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747609/all/elevator
Elevator [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 15]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747609/all/elevator.
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