Nuchal lines

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Nuchal lines
Nuchal lines.png
Occipital bone. Outer surface.
Side view of head, showing surface relations of bones. (Superior and median lines visible at bottom right.)
LatinLinea nuchae
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 in the public domain from page 130 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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  • "Anatomy diagram: 34257.000-1". Roche Lexicon - illustrated navigator. Elsevier. Archived from the original on 2014-01-01.