noun. a device used by physician to press a part down or aside.
- tongue depressor
noun. any nerve whose activity tends to reduce the activity or tone of the body part it serves.
- depressor nerve
noun. any skeletal muscle that draws a body part down.
- depressor muscle
- striated muscle
Sentences with depressor
1. Noun, singular or mass
Poke a hole in the bottom of a paper cup and put the tongue depressor in the hole so the clown pops out of the top of the cup.