What do you call the back of your neck?

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asked Nov 26, 2021 in Other- Health by sniffles899 (790 points)
What do you call the back of your neck?

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answered Nov 29, 2021 by Kostemshes (970 points)
The back of your neck is called the nape.

The nape is the back of the neck.

In technical anatomical/medical terminology, the nape is also called the nucha (from the Medieval Latin rendering of the Arabic نُخَاع "spinal marrow").

The nape of your neck is the back of your neck.

If you have a ponytail, you might enjoy feeling it brush against the nape of your neck.

Your nape is the base of your neck, the spot where the back of your hair begins.

The occipital bone is a bone that covers the back of your head; an area called the occiput.

The occipital bone is the only bone in your head that connects with your cervical spine (neck).

The occipital bone surrounds a large opening known as the foramen magnum.

The neck is the part of the body on many vertebrates that connects the head with the torso and provides the mobility and movements of the head.

The structures of the human neck are anatomically grouped into four compartments; vertebral, visceral and two vascular compartments.

The neck is a complex anatomic region between the head and the body.

In the front, the neck extends from the bottom part of the mandible (lower jaw bone) to the bones of the upper chest and shoulders (including the sternum and collar bones).

The back of the neck is mostly comprised of muscles, as well as the spine.

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