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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Situated on the back of the prothorax of an insect immediately behind the head.

Usage examples (36)
  • With the ultrasound they'll look at the amount of fluid in the baby's spinal column called the nuchal fold.
  • Suspicion of meningitis (fever, vomiting, nuchal rigidity.)
  • Increased amniotic fluid alpha-fetoprotein in patients with fetal nuchal edema.
  • Almost always related to my nuchal translucency posts or Zoe's hip dysplasia or my bathroom remodel. for more
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