neck meaning

noun . the part of the body whichjoins the head to the body He is sufferingfrom pains in the neck.The front of the neck is swollen with goitre.The jugular veins rundown the side of the neck. . a narrow part of abone or organ neck of the femur femoralneck the narrow part between the head and thediaphysis of the femur neck of a tooth pointwhere a tooth narrows slightly between the crown and the root .neck collar