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Spanish Word of the Day: Nuca

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Cuerpo humano

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 3/13/2011
Word: Nuca
(NU-ca), sustantivo femenino.
English: Back of the neck
Etymology: Del ár. clás. nuha
Meaning: Parte alta de la cerviz, correspondiente al lugar en que se une el espinazo con la cabeza.
Topic:Cuerpo humano

Recibí un golpe en la nuca y perdí el conocimiento.