Definition of Nucha

1. Noun. The back side of the neck.

Exact synonyms: Nape, Scruff
Group relationships: Cervix, Neck
Generic synonyms: Back End, Backside, Rear



Definition of Nucha

1. n. The back or upper part of the neck; the nape.

Definition of Nucha

1. Noun. (medicine zoology anatomy) The nape or back of the neck. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nucha

1. the nape of the neck [n -CHAE]

Medical Definition of Nucha

1. The back or upper part of the neck; the nape. Origin: LL. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucha

nubility
nubilose
nubilous
nublike
nubs
nubuck
nubucks
nuby
nucament
nucamentaceous
nucaments
nucellar
nucelli
nucellus
nuch
nucha (current term)
nuchae
nuchal
nuchal fascia
nuchal ligament
nuchal plane
nuchal region
nuchal rigidity
nuchal tubercle
nuchals
nuchas
nuciferous
nuciform
nucin

Literary usage of Nucha

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"Eng.) scuff (chiefly used in "scuff' or "scuff of the neck"), nucha (tech.). napkin, n. serviette (now a vulgar affectation or becoming so); spec, ..."

2. Lanfrank's "Science of Cirurgie" by Lanfranco, Robert von Fleischhacker (1894)
")>"u schalt helpe nucha pat ys y-hurt in pis manere : pou schalt ... tlup & leye yt on pe nucha pat is hurt. And paw} pat hereof euere mure ..."

3. On the Artificial Production of Tubercle in the Lower Animals by Wilson Fox (1868)
"... for purposes of identification in another experiment, I had inserted a small piece of silver suture wire in the nucha, three became tuberculous. ..."

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