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English definition of “nuchal”

nuchal

adjective     /ˈnjuː.kəl/ US  /ˈnuː.kəl/ specialized
relating to the nape (= back) of the neck : Nuchal rigidity may indicate the development of meningitis .The head and face
(Definition of nuchal adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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