Definition of “trochlea” - English Dictionary

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“trochlea” in British English

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trochleanoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtrɒk.li.ə/ us /ˈtrɑːk.li.ə/ plural trochleae specialized

a long, narrow, hollow space in a surface in the body that a bone or tendon can move against, especially the lower end of the humerus (= the long bone of the upper arm):

the trochlea of the humerus

(Definition of “trochlea” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)