Trochlear fovea

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Trochlear fovea
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Frontal bone. Inner surface. (Trochlear fovea not directly labeled, but visible at bottom right.)
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Identifiers
Latinfovea trochlearis
TAA02.1.03.025
FMA57399
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.

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 137 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)