Trochite

Tro"chite

(?), n. [Gr. a wheel.] (Paleon.) A wheel-like joint of the stem of a fossil crinoid.
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Troch"le*a

(?), n. [L., a case or sheaf containing one or more pulleys, Gr. . See Trochilics.] 1. (Mach.) A pulley. [Obs.]
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2. (Anat.) A pulley, or a structure resembling a pulley; as, the trochlea, or pulleylike end, of the humerus, which articulates with the ulna; or the trochlea, or fibrous ring, in the upper part of the orbit, through which the superior oblique, or trochlear, muscle of the eye passes.
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