- Nuchal plane
Bone: Nuchal plane Occipital bone at birth. Occipital bone. Outer surface. Latin planum nuchale Gray's subject #31 130
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.
Bones of head and neck: the neurocranium of the skull (TA A02.1.01–07, GA 2.129–155) OccipitalOther Parietal Frontal Temporal SphenoidSurfacesOther EthmoidPlatesSurfaces
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