Trochlea meaning

trŏklē-ə
Frequency:
An anatomical structure that resembles a pulley, especially the part of the distal end of the humerus that articulates with the ulna.
noun
0
0
(anat.) A pulley-shaped part or structure, as the lower part of the humerus which articulates with a corresponding part of the ulna.
noun
0
0
An anatomical structure that resembles a pulley, especially the part of the distal end of the humerus that articulates with the ulna.
noun
0
0
(anatomy) Structure resembling a pulley, typically in reference to the area connecting the upper and lower arm.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of trochlea

  • Latin system of pulleys from Greek trokhileia trekhein to run

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Greek trokhileia.

    From Wiktionary