A muscle that draws together the skin, causing it to wrinkle. [L. cor-rugo (conr-), pp. -atus, to wrinkle, fr. ruga, a wrinkle]

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cor·ru·ga·tor 'kȯr-ə-.gāt-ər n a muscle that contracts the skin into wrinkles esp one that draws the eyebrows together and wrinkles the brow in frowning

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cor·ru·ga·tor (corґə-ga″tər) [cor- + ruga] that which wrinkles; a muscle that wrinkles.

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  • Corrugator — Cor ru*ga tor (k?r r? g? t?r), n. [NL.; cf. F. corrugateur.] (Anat.) A muscle which contracts the skin of the forehead into wrinkles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • corrugator — n. muscle that creates wrinkles in the skin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corrugator — cor·ru·ga·tor …   English syllables

  • corrugator — n. Anat. either of two muscles that contract the brow in frowning. Etymology: mod.L (as CORRUGATE) …   Useful english dictionary

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