Trochlea (disambiguation)

Trochlea (sing., pl. trochleae) is a general term that refers to an anatomic structure that resembles the grooved part of a pulley system:

Trochlea have been described in:

History and etymology

"Trochlea" ultimately derives from the Greek τροχιλεα ("pulley"). 

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Article information

rID: 32994
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Trochlea - general
  • Trochlea - disambiguation

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