trochlear fovea

noun

Medical Definition of trochlear fovea

: a depression that is located in the anteromedial aspect of the orbital surface of each bony plate of the frontal bone making up the superior part of one of the orbits and that forms a point of attachment for the corresponding superior oblique muscle of the eye

Learn More About trochlear fovea

Dictionary Entries Near trochlear fovea

trochlear

trochlear fovea

trochlearis

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Trochlear fovea.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/trochlear%20fovea. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!