Above a trochlea, denoting a nerve.

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su·pra·troch·le·ar (soo″prə-trokґle-ər) superior to a trochlea.

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  • Supratrochlear — Su pra*troch le*ar, a. (Anat.) Situated over or above a trochlea or trochlear surface; applied esp. to one of the subdivisions of the trigeminal nerve. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • supratrochlear — su|pra|troch|lea̱r, in fachspr. Fügungen: su|pra|troch|lea̱|ris, [zu ↑supra... u. ↑Trochlea]: oberhalb der ↑Trochlea liegend; z. B. in der Fügung ↑Nervus supratrochlearis (Anat.) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • supratrochlear — su·pra·trochlear …   English syllables

  • supratrochlear nerve — n a branch of the frontal nerve supplying the skin of the forehead and the upper eyelid * * * nervus supratrochlearis …   Medical dictionary

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  • supratrochlear artery — su·pra·troch·le·ar artery .träk lē ər n one of the terminal branches of the ophthalmic artery that ascends upon the forehead from the inner angle of the orbit called also frontal artery * * * arteria supratrochlearis …   Medical dictionary

  • supratrochlear depression — a slight depression on the anterior surface of the femur, above the trochlea …   Medical dictionary

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