trochlea

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troch·le·a

 (trŏk′lē-ə)
n. pl. troch·le·ae (-lē-ē′)
An anatomical structure that resembles a pulley, especially the part of the distal end of the humerus that articulates with the ulna.

[Latin, system of pulleys, from Greek trokhileia; akin to trekhein, to run.]

trochlea

(ˈtrɒklɪə)
n, pl -leae (-lɪˌiː)
(Anatomy) any bony or cartilaginous part with a grooved surface over which a bone, tendon, etc, may slide or articulate
[C17: from Latin, from Greek trokhileia the sheave of a pulley; related to trokhos wheel, trekhein to run]

troch•le•a

(ˈtrɒk li ə)

n., pl. -le•ae (-liˌi) -le•as.
a pulleylike anatomical structure or arrangement of parts.
[1685–95; < Latin: pulley block or sheave < Greek trochiléa, trochil(e)ía; akin to tróchilos sheave, runner, akin to tréchein to run]
Translations

troch·le·a

n. tróclea, estructura que sirve de polea.
References in periodicals archive ?
Fracture of the humeral trochlea is usually associated with elbow dislocation or capitellum fracture [2-4].
Aggarwal, "Coronal shear fracture of the humeral trochlea," Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, vol.
INTRODUCTION: Also called as Laugier's fracture, isolated fracture of the humeral trochlea is a rare clinical entity (1).