trochlear

adjective troch·le·ar \ -ər \

Definition of trochlear

1 : of, relating to, or being a trochlea
2 : of, relating to, or being a trochlear nerve

First Known Use of trochlear

circa 1681


Medical Dictionary

trochlear

adjective troch·le·ar \ -ər \

medical Definition of trochlear

1 : of, relating to, or being a trochlea
2 : of, relating to, or being a trochlear nerve
  • trochlear fibers

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