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trochlear

 [trok´le-ar]
1. pertaining to a trochlea.
2. pertaining to the fourth cranial nerve (trochlear nerve).
trochlear nerve the fourth cranial nerve; it supplies muscle sense and the impulse for movement to the superior oblique muscle of the eyeball. See anatomic Table of Nerves in the Appendices.

troch·le·ar

(trok'lē-ăr),
1. Relating to a trochlea, especially the trochlea of the superior oblique muscle of the eye. Synonym(s): trochlearis (1)
2. Synonym(s): trochleiform

trochlear

(trŏk′lē-ər)
adj.
1. Of, resembling, or situated near a trochlea.
2. Of or relating to the trochlear nerve.

trochlear

[trok′lē·ər]
Etymology: L, trochlea, pulley
1 pertaining to a trochlea or something that is pulley shaped.
2 relating to the trochlear (fourth cranial) nerve.

troch·le·ar

(trok'lē-ăr)
1. Relating to a trochlea, especially the trochlea of the superior oblique muscle of the eye.
2. Synonym(s): trochleiform.

trochlear

1. pertaining to a trochlea.
2. pertaining to the fourth cranial (trochlear) nerve.

trochlear nerve
see Table 14.
trochlear notch
semicircular notch in the proximal extremity of the ulna, articulates with the trochlea of the humerus, overhung by the 'beak' of the ulna's anconeal process.
trochlear orbit
a flat piece of cartilage, or loop of fibrous tissue, embedded in the dorso-medial wall of the orbit close to the edge of the orbit; acts as a pulley for the dorsal oblique muscle.
trochlear talus
the proximal articular surface on the talus, articulates with the tibia.