trochleiform

Pulley-shaped. SYN: trochlear (2), trochleariform, trochlearis (2).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • trochlear — 1. Relating to a trochlea, especially the trochlea of the superior oblique muscle of the eye. SYN: trochlearis (1). 2. SYN: trochleiform. * * * troch·le·ar ər adj 1) of, relating to, or being a trochlea …   Medical dictionary

  • trochleariform — SYN: trochleiform. * * * troch·le·ar·i·form (trok″le arґĭ form) pulley shaped …   Medical dictionary

  • trochlearis — 1. SYN: trochlear (1). 2. SYN: trochleiform. [L.] * * * troch·le·ar·is .träk lē ar əs n TROCHLEAR NERVE * * * troch·le·a·ris (trok″le arґis) [L.] trochlear …   Medical 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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