trochlea


troch·lea

noun \ˈträk-lē-ə\

Definition of TROCHLEA

: an anatomical structure resembling a pulley: as a : the articular surface on the medial condyle of the humerus that articulates with the ulna b : the fibrous ring in the inner upper part of the orbit through which the tendon of the superior oblique muscle of the eye passes

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