trochlea

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From Latin trochlea, from Ancient Greek τροχῐλεία (trokhileía), τροχιλία (trokhilía), τροχιλέα (trokhiléa, pulley; block-and-tackle equipment).

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trochlea (plural trochleas or trochleae)

  1. (anatomy) A structure resembling a pulley, typically in reference to the area connecting the upper and lower arm.

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