TROCHLEA DEFINITION & SYNONYMS

• Trochlea

  1. (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.
  2. (n.) A pulley.


• Trochleary

  1. (a.) Pertaining to, or connected with, a trochlea; trochlear; as, the trochleary, or trochlear, nerve.