Medical Definition of Trochlear nucleus

1. A group of motor neurons innervating the superior oblique muscle of the contralateral eye. The nucleus lies in the caudal half of the midbrain, behind the oculomotor nucleus, in the most ventral part of the central gray substance, near the midline. Synonym: nucleus nervi trochlearis, nucleus of trochlear nerve. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trochlear Nucleus

trochlea femoris
trochlea fibularis calcanei
trochlea humeri
trochlea muscularis
trochlea of humerus
trochlea of the talus
trochlea peronealis
trochlea phalangis
trochlea tali
trochleae
trochlear
trochlear fossa
trochlear fovea
trochlear nerve
trochlear notch
trochlear nucleus (current term)
trochlear pit
trochlear process
trochlear spine
trochleariform
trochlearis
trochlears
trochleary
trochleas
trochleiform
trochoblast
trochoblasts
trochocardia
trochoid

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