trochlea

1. <machinery> A pulley. ... 2. <anatomy> 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. ... Origin: L, a case ...
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trochlea

(trokĀ“le-ә) Latin word meaning pulley. In anatomy, it is used for a pulley-like bony or fibrous structure through which a tendon passes or with which other structures articulate.
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Trochlea

• (n.) 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. • (n.) A pulley.
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trochlea

(from the article `humerus`) ...scapula, muscles that rotate the arm. The shaft is triangular in cross section and roughened where muscles attach. The lower end of the humerus ...
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trochlea

trochlea An anatomic part or structure that resembles a pulley, either in form, as that of the humerus or talus; or in function, as that of the superior oblique muscle of the eye.
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trochlea

Type: Term Pronunciation: trok′lē-ă, -lē-ē Definitions: 1. A structure serving as a pulley. 2. A smooth articular surface of bone upon which another glides.
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trochlea

Greek trochilia = a pulley.
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trochlea

(trok;le-ua) A pulleylike anatomical structure (e.g., the medial surface of the distal end of the humerus that articulates with the ulna).
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trochlea

(trok;le-ua) A pulleylike anatomical structure (e.g., the medial surface of the distal end of the humerus that articulates with the ulna).
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Trochlea

Trochlea (Latin for pulley) is a term in anatomy. It refers to a grooved structure reminiscent of a pulley`s wheel. ==Related to joints== Most commonly, trochleae bear the articular surface of saddle{citation needed|date=October 2012} and other joints: ==Related to muscles== It also can refer to structures which serve as a guide for muscles: ...
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