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Trochlear

trochlear

(Science: anatomy) Shaped like, or resembling, a pulley; pertaining to, or connected with, a trochlea; as, a trochlear articular surface; the trochlear muscle of the eye. Trochlear nerve. See pathetic nerve, under Pathetic.

Origin: L. Trochlea block or pulley.


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Re: The Axial Skeleton Helllllp!!??

... innervates the face). 3) the optic canal and superior orbital fissure. the cranial nerves that move the eye muscles (abducent, occulomotor and trochlear nerves), the nerve that supplies the eye (optic nerve) and the blood vessels to the eye (opthalmic artery - branch of internal carotid artery) ...

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by Revenged
Mon Feb 25, 2008 3:53 pm
 
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Iris ...

What does the trochlear nerve have to do with it? They only go to an eye muscle. I thought the iris is the responsability of nerve 3

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by MrMistery
Thu Jul 21, 2005 7:16 pm
 
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Topic: Iris ...
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Iris ...

I think it's a matter of oculomotoric and trochlear cranial nerve and blindness is a problem with an optic cranial nerve...

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by victor
Thu Jul 21, 2005 11:42 am
 
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Topic: Iris ...
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