Trochlear fovea

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Bone: Trochlear fovea
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Frontal bone. Inner surface. (Trochlear fovea not directly labeled, but visible at bottom right.)
Latin fovea trochlearis
Gray's subject #33 137
Dorlands
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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.

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