Definitions for nuchal

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word nuchal


  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.

Webster Dictionary

  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.]

Images & Illustrations of nuchal

Translations for nuchal

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for nuchal »


Find a translation for the nuchal definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these nuchal definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"nuchal." STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 9 Feb. 2016. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for nuchal? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for nuchal:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.