- nuchal region
- regio cervicalis posterior.
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Nuchal — Nu chal, a. [Cf. F. nucal.] (Anat.) 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. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
region — 1. An often arbitrarily limited portion of the surface of the body. SEE ALSO: space, zone. 2. A portion of the body having a special nervous or vascular supply, or a part of an organ having a special … Medical dictionary
Nuchal — Referring to the back of the neck (nape). For example, nuchal rigidity is a stiff neck, sometimes a symptom of meningitis. From the Latin nucha meaning nape. Pronounced nu·kal with the accent on the first syllable. * * * Relating to the nucha. *… … Medical dictionary
nuchal — adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin nucha nape, from Arabic nukhā‘ spinal marrow Date: 1835 of, relating to, or lying in the region of the nape … New Collegiate Dictionary
nuchal organ — (s). 1. (ANNELIDA: Polychaeta) A pair of ciliated sensory pits or slits in the head region. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Branchiopoda, a sensory organ on the upper side of the cephalon. 3. (SIPUNCULA) Ciliated epidermal cells at the middorsal… … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
nuchal translucency scanning — NT scanning an ultrasound screening test performed during pregnancy at 11 weeks of gestation that measures the maximum thickness of the translucency between the skin and the soft tissue overlying the cervical (neck) region of the spine of the… … The new mediacal dictionary
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sinus — 1. [TA] A channel for the passage of blood or lymph, without the coats of an ordinary vessel; e.g., blood passages in the gravid uterus or those in the cerebral meninges. 2. [TA] A cavity or … Medical dictionary
regio cervicalis posterior — [TA] posterior cervical region: the region of the neck posterior to the regio cervicalis lateralis. Called also nuchal region and r. colli posterior [TA alternative] … Medical dictionary
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