trochlear nerve

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trochlear nerve

n.
Either of the fourth pair of cranial nerves that originates in the midbrain and innervates a muscle of the eyeball.
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trochlear nerve

(ˈtrɒklɪə)
n
(Anatomy) either one of the fourth pair of cranial nerves, which supply the superior oblique muscle of the eye
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Noun1.trochlear nerve - either of the two cranial nerves on either side that control the superior oblique muscles of the eyestrochlear nerve - either of the two cranial nerves on either side that control the superior oblique muscles of the eyes
cranial nerve - any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem
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trochlear nerve

n. nervio troclear. V.: cranial nerves.
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