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crick1 British & World English

A painful stiff feeling in the neck or back

crick English Thesaurus

he got a crick in the neck from keeping his head down

Crick, Francis British & World English

(1916–2004), English biophysicist; full name Francis Harry Compton Crick. Together with J. D. Watson he proposed the double helix structure of the DNA molecule, thus broadly explaining how genetic information is carried in living organisms and how genes replicate. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1962, shared with Watson and M. H. F. Wilkins)

Francis Harry Compton Crick in Crick, Francis British & World English

(1916–2004), English biophysicist; full name Francis Harry Compton Crick. Together with J. D. Watson he proposed the double helix structure of the DNA molecule, thus broadly explaining how genetic information is carried in living organisms and how genes replicate. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1962, shared with Watson and M. H. F. Wilkins)