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Related to occipital: occipital lobe, occipital artery, Occipital neuralgia, occipital nerve

occipital

 [ok-sip´ĭ-tal]
pertaining to the occiput; see occipital bone and occipital lobe.

oc·cip·i·tal

(ok-sip'i-tăl),
Relating to the occiput; referring to the occipital bone or to the back of the head.
Synonym(s): occipitalis

occipital

/oc·cip·i·tal/ (ok-sip´ĭ-t'l) pertaining to the occiput; located near the occipital bone.

occipital

(ŏk-sĭp′ĭ-tl)
adj.
Of or relating to the occiput or to the occipital bone.
n.
The occipital bone.

oc·cip′i·tal·ly adv.

occipital (occ)

[oksip′itəl]
1 pertaining to the back of the head.
2 situated near the occipital bone, such as the occipital lobe of the brain.

occipital

adjective Referring to the occipital region and structures related thereto or contained therein.

occipital

adjective Referring to the occipital region and structures related thereto or contained therein

oc·cip·i·tal

(ok-sip'i-tăl)
Relating to the occiput; referring to the occipital bone or to the back of the head.

occipital (k·siˑ·p·tl),

adj inferior, posterior region of the skull.

oc·cip·i·tal

(ok-sip'i-tăl)
Relating to occiput; referring to occipital bone or back of the head.

occipital

pertaining to the occiput; located near the occipital bone, as the occipital lobe.

occipital bone
the unpaired bone constituting the back and part of the base of the skull. See also Table 10.
occipital crest
see external occipital crest.
occipital fracture
see basisphenoid fracture.
occipital lobe
see occipital lobe.
occipital somites
the most anterior of the embryo's somites; they are the origin of the occipital cartilages of the skull.
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