trochlear fovea

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troch·le·ar fo·ve·a

[TA]
a shallow depression in the roof of the orbit close to the medial margin to which is attached the pulley for the superior oblique tendon.
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trochlear fovea

A depression on the orbital plate of the frontal bone for attachment of the cartilaginous pulley of the superior oblique muscle.
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Trochlea of Superior oblique, attached to trochlear fossa of frontal bone was detached with the help of a scalpel.