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nu·cha

 (no͞o′kə, nyo͞o′-)
n.
The nape of the neck.

[Middle English, spinal cord, from Medieval Latin, from Arabic nuḫā', marrow, spinal cord; see mḫḫ in Semitic roots.]

nu′chal adj.
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nucha

(ˈnjuːkə)
n, pl -chae (-kiː)
(Anatomy) zoology anatomy the back or nape of the neck
[C14: from Medieval Latin, from Arabic nukhā' spinal marrow]
ˈnuchal adj
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nape

(neɪp, næp)

n.
the back of the neck.
[1300–50; Middle English]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nucha - the back side of the necknucha - 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"
back end, backside, rear - the side of an object that is opposite its front; "his room was toward the rear of the hotel"
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Translations

nu·cha

n. nuca, parte posterior del cuello.
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