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trochlea of superior oblique (muscle)


Definition: a fibrous loop in the orbit, near the nasal process of the frontal bone, through which passes the tendon of the superior oblique muscle of the eye.

Synonym(s): trochlea musculi obliqui superioris bulbiTA

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