nuchal

adjective
nu·​chal | \ˈnü-kəl, ˈnyü-\

Definition of nuchal 

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

First Known Use of nuchal

1833, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nuchal

Medieval Latin nucha nape, from Arabic nukhāʽ spinal marrow

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nuchal

adjective
nu·​chal | \ˈn(y)ü-kəl \

Medical Definition of nuchal 

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

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