nuchal plane


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nu·chal plane

the external surface of the squamous part of the occipital bone below the superior nuchal line, giving attachment to the muscles of the back of the neck.
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nu·chal plane

(nū'kăl plān)
The external surface of the squamous part of the occipital bone below the superior nuchal line, giving attachment to the muscles of the back of the neck.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012