Nuchal plane

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Bone: Nuchal plane
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Occipital bone at birth.
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Occipital bone. Outer surface.
Latin planum nuchale
Gray's subject #31 130
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Overview

That part of the squama occipitalis which lies below the highest nuchal lines is termed the planum nuchale (or nuchal plane), is rough and irregular for the attachment of several muscles.


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