[ih-rek-shuh n] /ɪˈrɛk ʃən/ noun 1. the act of . 2. the state of being . 3. something , as a building or other structure. 4. Physiology. a distended and rigid state of an organ or part containing erectile tissue, especially of the penis or the clitoris. /ɪˈrɛkʃən/ noun 1. the act of erecting or […]
[ih-rek-tiv] /ɪˈrɛk tɪv/ adjective 1. tending to .
[ih-rek-ter] /ɪˈrɛk tər/ noun 1. Also, erecter. a person or thing that . 2. Anatomy. a muscle that the body or one of its parts. /ɪˈrɛktə/ noun 1. (anatomy) any muscle that raises a part or makes it erect 2. a person or thing that erects n. 1530s, agent noun in Latin form from erect […]
- Erector muscle of hair
erector muscle of hair n. Any of the bundles of smooth muscle fibers, attached to the deep part of hair follicles, passing outward alongside the sebaceous glands to the papillary layer of the corium, whose action erects hairs.