Nucha



[noo-kuh, nyoo-] /ˈnu kə, ˈnyu-/

noun, plural nuchae
[noo-kee, nyoo-] /ˈnu ki, ˈnyu-/ (Show IPA)
1.
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/ˈnjuːkə/
noun (pl) -chae (-kiː)
1.
(zoology, anatomy) the back or nape of the neck

nucha nu·cha (nōō’kə, nyōō’-)
n.
The back of the neck; the nape.
nu’chal adj.

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