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The nape of the neck.
[Middle English, spinal cord, from Medieval Latin, from Arabic nuḫā', marrow, spinal cord; see mḫḫ in Semitic roots.]
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n, pl -chae (-kiː)
(Anatomy) zoology anatomy the back or nape of the neck
[C14: from Medieval Latin, from Arabic nukhā' spinal marrow]
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the back of the neck.
[1300–50; Middle English]
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|Noun||1.||nucha - the back side of the neck |
cervix, neck - the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body; "he admired her long graceful neck"; "the horse won by a neck"
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n. nuca, parte posterior del cuello.
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