trochlear(redirected from trochlear orbit)
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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. Relating to a trochlea, especially the trochlea of the superior oblique muscle of the eye. Synonym(s): trochlearis (1)
2. Synonym(s): trochleiform
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1. Of, resembling, or situated near a trochlea.
2. Of or relating to the trochlear nerve.
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1. Relating to a trochlea, especially the trochlea of the superior oblique muscle of the eye.
2. Synonym(s): trochleiform.
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