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trochlean. [L., a case or sheaf containing one or more pulleys, Gr. . See Trochilics.].
  •  A pulley.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A pulley, or a structure resembling a pulley; as, the trochlea, or pulleylike end, of the humerus, which articulates with the ulna; or the trochlea, or fibrous ring, in the upper part of the orbit, through which the superior oblique, or trochlear, muscle of the eye passes.  [1913 Webster]


trochlea, n. (pl. trochleae) Anat. a pulley-like structure or arrangement of parts, e.g. the groove at the lower end of the humerus.

trochlear adj.
L, = pulley f. Gk trokhilia

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