Trochlear fovea

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Trochlear fovea
Frontal bone. Inner surface. (Trochlear fovea not directly labeled, but visible at bottom right.)
Latin fovea trochlearis
TA A02.1.03.025
FMA 57399
Anatomical terms of bone

Near the nasal part of the interior surface of the frontal bone is a depression, the trochlear fovea, or occasionally a small trochlear spine, for the attachment of the cartilaginous pulley of the Obliquus oculi superior.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)