occiput


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occiput

 [ok´sĭ-put]
the back part of the head.
From Dorland's, 2000.

oc·ci·put

, gen.

oc·cip·i·tis

(ok'si-put, ok-sip'i-tis), [TA]
The back of the head.
[L.]

occiput

/oc·ci·put/ (ok´si-put) the back part of the head.occip´ital

occiput

(ŏk′sə-pŭt′, -pət)
n. pl. occipita (ŏk-sĭp′ĭ-tə) or occiputs
The back part of the head or skull.

occiput

[ok′sipət] pl. occipita [oksip′itə`] occiputs
the back part of the head.

occiput

The back of the head

oc·ci·put

(ok'si-put, ok-sip'i-tis) [TA]
The back of the head.
[L.]

occiput

The back of the head.

occiput

or

occipital region

  1. the hard region of the vertebrate cranium.
  2. the dorsilateral plates on the head of an insect.

occiput,

n 1. posterior part of the head above the base of the neck.
2. in craniosacral therapy, one of two points on the body where the therapist lays both hands and diagnoses the vitality and bounty of the cerebrospinal fluid. See also listening posts.
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Occipital.

occiput

the back of the skull. The external occipital protruberance and the occipital crests; may normally be very prominent in some dogs. Sometimes traumatized with hematoma formation resulting.
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Occiput blackish brown, distinctly silver pruinose; with row of regularly-arranged small white setulae, and three long white setulae ventrally.
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The system's newly expanded indications span from the Occiput to T3, but additional levels of fixation can be accomplished by connecting to other RTI pedicle screw systems through the newly cleared transition rod or currently available rod-to-rod connectors.
Newly expanded indications for the OCT system range from the Occiput to T3, but additional levels of fixation can be achieved by connecting to other RTI pedicle screw systems through the newly cleared transition rod or currently available rod-to-rod connectors.
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They looked at samples from 10 sites on each subject: the external auditory canal, forehead, occiput, retroauricular crease, back, manubrium, antecubital fossa, inguinal crease, volar forearm, and nares.
Mostly dark brown; face, front, vertex, temples and occiput dark brown; gena brown; clypeus and mandibles dark yellow (Figure 1e); labrum, labial and maxilar palp pale; antenna with scape and pedicel yellow and flagellomeres brown; mesoscutum dark brown; wings hyaline; tergum I yellowish; remaining terga light brown; ovipositor sheaths brown; foreleg and midleg from coxae to 3rd tarsomeres yellow, 4th and 5th tarsomeres yellowish brown; hindleg yellow from coxa to approximately 2/3 of tibia, the remaining 1/3 of tibia to the 5th tarsomere yellowish brown.
In our study, the patient's head was placed in the sniffing position with a 6 cm-high firm pillow under the occiput and the jaw-thrust was performed for the airway clearance.
5) A defect in level of the occiput to C1-C3 was the most frequently identified and produced most symptoms (n=462).