The neck is the part of the body, on many terrestrial or secondarily aquatic vertebrates, that distinguishes the head from the torso or trunk. The adjective (from Latin) signifying "of the neck" is cervical (though this more frequently used to describe the cervix).

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Cervical Collar
... A cervical collar (also neck brace) is an orthopedic medical device used to support a patient's neck and head ... personnel for victims of traumatic head or neck injuries, and can be used to treat chronic medical conditions ... Whenever patients have a traumatic head or neck injury, they may have a cervical fracture ...
Neck, North Holland
... Neck is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland ... In 2001, the town of Neck had 989 inhabitants ... The statistical area "Neck", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1030 ...
Dave Murray (musician) - Equipment - Guitar Specs
... Rose Locking Tremolo Systems His Artist Signature model features a soft "V"-shaped maple neck with satin back and sports a humbucker/single-coil/humbucker (HSH ... double-locking tremolo system, dual DiMarzio Super Distortion DP100 humbucking pickups (bridge/neck), a Fender Texas Special single-coil pickup in the middle position, a 5-way pickup ...
Neck (music)
... The neck is the part of certain string instruments that projects from the main body and is the base of the fingerboard, where the fingers are placed to stop the strings at ... lutes, the violin family, and the mandolin family are examples of instruments which have necks ... The word for neck sometimes appears in other languages in musical instructions ...
Ibanez S4170 AB
... binding around the body and headstock, and a neck-thru construction ... Colors Red Viking (RVK) Specifications Neck Type 5pc Wizard II Maple/Bubinga neck (neck-thru) Body Ash Burl top/ Selected Mahogany body Frets Jumbo frets ...

Famous quotes containing the word neck:

    Man is the head of the family, woman the neck that turns the head.
    Chinese aphorism.

    After all, it is not where one washes one’s neck that counts but where one moistens one’s throat.
    Djuna Barnes (1892–1982)

    The seven deadly sins.... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven millstones from Man’s neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the millstones are lifted.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)