noun, plural troch·le·ae [trok-lee-ee] /ˈtrɒk liˌi/, troch·le·as. Anatomy.
Words nearby trochlea
Origin of trochlea
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In man, the external lip of the trochlea reaches higher than the internal, and it is more prominent in front.
In the human skeleton, the internal lip of the trochlea descends lower than the external; and also lower than the condyle.
We have just said that the trochlea is continuous without interruption with the condyles; this is accurate.
There is another modification in regard to the prominence and extent of the two lips of the trochlea.
The internal lip of the trochlea is much thicker and much more prominent than the external.