Nuchal lines

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Not to be confused with Nuchal fluid line.
Nuchal lines
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Occipital bone. Outer surface.
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Side view of head, showing surface relations of bones. (Superior and median lines visible at bottom right.)
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Latin Linea nuchae
Identifiers
Gray's p.130
TA A02.1.04.024
A02.1.04.025
A02.1.04.026
Anatomical terms of bone

The nuchal lines are four curved lines on the external surface of the occipital bone:

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.