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trochleanoun [C]

uk   /ˈtrɒə/  us   /ˈtrɑːə/ (plural trochleae ) specialized
a ​long, ​narrow, ​hollowspace in a ​surface in the ​body that a ​bone or ​tendon can ​move against, ​especially the ​lower end of the ​humerus (= the ​longbone of the ​upperarm): the trochlea of the ​humerus
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