Definition of Trochlear. Meaning of Trochlear. Synonyms of Trochlear

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Definition of Trochlear

Trochlear
Trochlear Troch"le*ar, n. [L. trochlea block or pulley.] (Anat.) Shaped like, or resembling, a pulley; pertaining to, or connected with, a trochlea; as, a trochlear articular surface; the trochlear muscle of the eye. Trochlear nerve. See Pathetic nerve, under Pathetic.

Meaning of Trochlear from wikipedia

- The trochlear nerve, also called the fourth cranial nerve or CN IV, is a motor nerve (a somatic efferent nerve) that innervates only a single muscle:...
- surface of the body of talus (part of the ankle hinge joint with the tibia) Trochlear process of the Calcaneus In quadrupeds, the trochlea of Radius (bone)...
- cranial nerve palsy, is a condition affecting cranial nerve 4 (IV), the trochlear nerve, which is one of the cranial nerves. It causes weakness or paralysis...
- surface of the frontal bone is a depression, the trochlear fovea, or occasionally a small trochlear spine, for the attachment of the cartilaginous pulley...
- unrelated to the sternocleidomastoid muscle, instead caused by damage to the trochlear nerve (fourth cranial nerve), which supplies the superior oblique muscle...
- The nucleus of the trochlear nerve is located in the midbrain, at an intercollicular level between the superior colliculus and inferior colliculus. It...
- The trochlear notch (also semilunar notch, or greater sigmoid cavity) is a large depression in the upper extremity of the ulna that fits the trochlea...
- transmission. Oculomotor nerve nucleus: This is the third cranial nerve nucleus. Trochlear nerve nucleus: This is the fourth cranial nerve. Red nucleus: This is...
- the olfactory nerve (I), the optic nerve (II), oculomotor nerve (III), trochlear nerve (IV), trigeminal nerve (V), abducens nerve (VI), facial nerve (VII)...
- rotates the eye. It is the only extraocular muscle innervated by the trochlear nerve (the fourth cranial nerve). The superior oblique muscle loops through...
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