Medical Dictionary

trochlear nucleus

noun

Medical Definition of trochlear nucleus

  1. :  a nucleus situated behind the oculomotor nucleus on the dorsal surface of a medial longitudinal fasciculus near the midline that is the source of the motor fibers of the trochlear nerve


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