nuchal


nu·chal

adjective \ˈnü-kəl, ˈnyü-\

Definition of NUCHAL

:  of, relating to, or lying in the region of the nape

Origin of NUCHAL

Medieval Latin nucha nape, from Arabic nukhāʽ spinal marrow
First Known Use: 1835

nu·chal

adjective \ˈn(y)ü-kəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NUCHAL

: of, relating to, or lying in the region of the nape

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