Trochlear fovea - Fovea trochlearis

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Description

Depression near the nasal part of inferior surface of the orbital plate for the attachment of the cartilaginous pulley of the Obliquus oculi superior. Occasionally associated with a small trochlear spine.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Cranium > Frontal bone > Orbital part > Orbital surface > Trochlear fovea

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