trochlear notch

noun

Medical Definition of trochlear notch

: the deep depression in the proximal end of the ulna by which the ulna articulates with the trochlea of the humerus at the elbow

called also semilunar notch, sigmoid notch

Learn More About trochlear notch

Dictionary Entries Near trochlear notch

trochlear nerve

trochlear notch

trochlear nucleus

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Trochlear notch.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/trochlear%20notch. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

True or False

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

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

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!