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nucha (ˈnjuːkə)
n , pl -chae
zoology, anatomy the back or nape of the neck
[C14: from Medieval Latin, from Arabic nukhā` spinal marrow]

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The rhomboideus begins at the nuchal ligament and ends at the scapula.
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