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piloerector (plural piloerectors) A muscle responsible for piloerection. 2007 February 20, Natalie Angier, “A Mammal in Winter With a Furnace of Her Own”, New York Times: Nor should we neglect that quintessentially mammalian trait, our hair, which, at the behest of tiny piloerector muscles at the base of each strand, can puff up to trap pockets of still air, one of the finest insulators known.


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Other words similar to piloerector can be found below:

1.pilaf
2.pilage
3.pilaster
4.pilastered
5.Pilate
6.Pilates
7.pilau
8.pilch
9.pilchard
10.pilcher
11.pilcrow
12.pile
13.pile driver
14.pile of shit
15.pile on
16.pile on the pounds
17.pile up
18.pile-worn
19.pileate
20.pileated
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