nuchal

adjective nu·chal \ ˈnü-kəl , ˈnyü- \

Definition of nuchal

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

Origin and Etymology of nuchal

Medieval Latin nucha nape, from Arabic nukhāʽ spinal marrow


Medical Dictionary

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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