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

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“Trochlear fovea.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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