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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.
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Combined shear fractures of the trochlea and capitellum associated with the anterior fracture-dislocation of the elbow.
Biedert and Warnke, [22] who also measured the position of the patella with computed tomography in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome, failed to show a significant relationship between the Q-angle and patellar positioning within the femoral trochlea.
According to the company, all three Episealer knee implants, namely Episealer Condyle Solo, Episealer Trochlea Solo and Episealer Femoral Twin, are included and evaluated in this study.
The latex was injected into the joint capsule at the space between the plantar ligament and the trochlea, dorsomedial to the ligament.
The medial tubercle of the astragalus is on a level with or above the line drawn across the proximal margin of the distal trochlea, as elaborated in Balkwill and Cumbaa (1992).
3] One of the most commonly accepted causes of PFPS is abnormal tracking of the patella within the femoral trochlea.
003) and improvement in OKS for ability to climb stairs was significantly associated with higher grade cartilage wear, noted intraoperatively, for trochlea (p value 0.
The patella is a large sesamoid bone located in the anterior portion of the knee, tracking within the trochlea of the femur to provide a mechanical advantage to the extensor mechanism of the leg.
An alternative to a monoblock BKA is a BKA with two independent implants (UKA/patellofemoral joint replacement), because the anatomy and orientation of the condyles and the trochlea are not standard but related to morphotype, gender, and race.
Trochlea tali, which was in distal of tibia, has a semi-cylindrical oblique joint surface.
Segment Proximal boundary Distal boundary Upper Arm Glenohumeral Joint Humeroulnar Joint Forearm Humeroulnar Joint Ulnocarpal Joint Hand Ulnocarpal Joint Distal Phalanges Thigh Shank Femoral Head Tibiofemoral Joint Tibiofemoral Joint Talocrural Joint Foot Talocrural Joint Distal Phalanges Segment Basic description (a) Upper Arm Commences between the head of the Humerus and glenoid fossa of the Scapula, separating the upper arm from the trunk; Ending at the elbow axis, noted by the trochlea of the Humerus and olecranon process of the Ulna.