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trochlear fovea


Definition: a shallow depression in the roof of the orbit close to the medial margin to which is attached the pulley for the superior oblique tendon.

Synonym(s): fovea trochlearisTA, fossa trochlearis, trochlear fossa, trochlear pit

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