Definition of Neck bone

1. Noun. One of 7 vertebrae in the human spine located in the neck region.

Exact synonyms: Cervical Vertebra
Generic synonyms: Vertebra
Group relationships: Cervix, Neck
Specialized synonyms: Atlas, Atlas Vertebra, Axis, Axis Vertebra



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Literary usage of Neck bone

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1. The Popular Science Monthly (1880)
"... manubrium is in contact with the neck-bone, in the ornithorhynchus the two coracoid bones are in contact with the manubrium. Some other bones are found ..."

2. Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts: In All the Useful and Domestic Arts by Colin MacKenzie (1854)
"The wing is to be separated from the neck-bone. Next cut off the merry-thought in the line/, ff, by passing the knife under it towards the neck. ..."

3. The Cook and Housewife's Manual: Containing the Most Approved Modern by Christian Isobel Johnstone (1828)
"What demands most attention, is to hit the joint of the wing, so as not to interfere with the neck-bone. The prime parts of a fowl, whether boiled or ..."

4. Text-book of Meat Hygiene: With Special Consideration of Antemortem and by Richard Heinrich Edelmann, John Robbins Mohler, Adolph Eichhorn (1919)
"Chopped two ribs wide, trimmed square, butted heavy, the neck side is trimmed rather close; blood vein cut out and they must not be bruised; the neck bone ..."

5. Modern Cookery, in All Its Branches: Reduced to a System of Easy Practice by Eliza Acton (1858)
"... and pressing it under the long broad part of the bone, then lift the neck-bone up and break it off from the part that sticks to the breast. ..."

6. Modern Cookery, in All Its Branches: Reduced to a System of Easy Practice by Eliza Acton (1845)
"... and pressing it under the long broad part of the bone, then lift the neck-bone up and break it off from the part that sticks to the breast. ..."

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