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nucha

 [noo´kah]
nape. adj., adj nu´chal.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

nu·cha

(nū'kă),
The back of the neck.
Synonym(s): nape
[Fr. nuque]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

nape

(nāp, năp)
n.
The back of the neck.
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NAPE

Abbreviation for:
N-acyl phosphatidylethanolamine
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nu·cha

(nū'kă)
The back of the neck.
Synonym(s): nape.
[Fr. nuque]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

nape

The back of the neck.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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NAPE launched the STEM Equity Pipeline Project in 2007 with funding from the National Science Foundation.
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