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trochlea

 [trok´le-ah] (L.)
a pulley-shaped part or structure; used in anatomic nomenclature to designate a bony or fibrous structure through which a tendon passes or with which other structures articulate.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

troch·le·a

, pl.

troch·le·ae

(trok'lē-ă, -lē-ē), [TA]
1. A structure serving as a pulley.
2. A smooth articular surface of bone upon which another glides.
[L. pulley, fr. G. trochileia, a pulley, fr. trechō, to run]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

trochlea

(trŏk′lē-ə)
n. pl. troch·leae (-lē-ē′)
An anatomical structure that resembles a pulley, especially the part of the distal end of the humerus that articulates with the ulna.
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troch·le·a

, pl. trochleae (trok'lē-ă, -ē) [TA]
1. A structure serving as a pulley.
2. A smooth articular surface of bone on which another glides.
3. A fibrous loop in the orbit, near the nasal process of the frontal bone, through which passes the tendon of the superior oblique muscle of the eye.
[L. pulley, fr. G. trochileia, a pulley, fr. trechō, to run]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

trochlea

A body structure that resembles a pulley, especially that for the tendon of the superior oblique eye muscle.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

troch·le·a

, pl. trochleae (trok'lē-ă, -ē) [TA]
1. Structure serving as a pulley.
2. Smooth articular surface of bone on which another glides.
[L. pulley, fr. G. trochileia, a pulley, fr. trechō, to run]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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