neck depth

neck depth

[′nek ‚depth]
(anthropology)
The diameter of the neck between the tip of the thyroid cartilage and the back of the neck, measured perpendicular to the axis of the neck, with contact only.
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Starting at one side of the pool at neck depth, move your arms and legs in a running motion without touching the bottom as you work your way back and forth across the pool.