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  1. nuchal(Noun)

    The back of the neck

  2. nuchal(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the back or nape of the neck.

    The patient showed no nuchal rigidity on examination.

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  1. Nuchal(adj)

    of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the back, or nape, of the neck; -- applied especially to the anterior median plate in the carapace of turtles

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. nucal.]

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