highest nuchal line

(redirected from Nuchal lines)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Nuchal lines: nuchal crest

high·est nu·chal line

a line above and parallel to the superior nuchal line on the external surface of the occipital bone; it gives attachment to the epicranial aponeurosis and occipitalis muscle.
Synonym(s): linea nuchae suprema [TA]
Mentioned in ?