cervicum

cervicum

(ˈsɜːvɪkəm; səˈvaɪ-)
n
(Zoology) zoology the flexible region between the prothorax and head in insects
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There should be no effeminate bending of the neck (nulla mollitia cervicum), no twiddling of the fingers, no marking the rhythm with the finger joint.