trochleariform

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troch·le·ar·i·form (trok″le-arґĭ-form) pulley-shaped.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • trochleariform — adj. having a shape that is round and contracted in the middle like a pulley wheel (Botany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trochleariform — troch·le·ar·i·form …   English syllables

  • trochleariform — |träklē|a(a)rəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: New Latin trochlearis + English iform : trochlear 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • trochleiform — Pulley shaped. SYN: trochlear (2), trochleariform, trochlearis (2) …   Medical dictionary

  • trochlear — /ˈtrɒkliə/ (say trokleeuh) adjective Anatomy 1. belonging to or connected with a trochlea. 2. Physiology pulley like. Also, trochleariform /trɒkliˈærəfɔm/ (say troklee aruhfawm) …   Australian English dictionary

  • trochlea —   n. pulley like structure of shoulder, thigh, or orbit of eye.    ♦ trochleiform, trochlear, trochleariform, trochleate, a. like a pulley …   Dictionary of difficult words

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