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occipital

 [ok-sip´ĭ-tal]
pertaining to the occiput; see occipital bone and occipital lobe.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
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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.
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occipital

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

adjective Referring to the occipital region and structures related thereto or contained therein
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

oc·cip·i·tal

(ok-sip'i-tăl)
Relating to the occiput; referring to the occipital bone or to the back of the head.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

oc·cip·i·tal

(ok-sip'i-tăl)
Relating to occiput; referring to occipital bone or back of the head.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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In addition, a bony spur projecting from the medial side of right occipital condyle was found.
The cranial cervical ganglion is mainly supplied by 2 or 3 vessels originated from the ascending pharyngeal artery in human (Tubbs et al., 2002; Hacein-Bey et al., 2002), one branch from the ascending pharyngeal artery and 1 or 2 branches from occipital artery and cervical branch of the occipital artery in the dog (Chungcharoen et al., 1952; Marcarian and Jenkins, 1967), 1 or 2 branches from the occipital and one branch from common carotid arteries in cat and rabbit (Chungcharoen et al., 1952).
The dorsal rami of C2 gives rise to the greater occipital nerve, while the lesser occipital nerve is a combination of both the C2 and C3 ventral rami.
The basilar part of the occipital bone was surrounded by two pairs of muscular tubercles with similar size (Figure 5).
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Com relacao ao exame realizado pela janela occipital, sem a interposicao ossea, nao foi observada diferenca (p > 0,05) entre o numero de estruturas passiveis de visibilizacao no exame ultrassonografico e o numero de estruturas presentes nos cortes anatomicos.
Although the exact pathophysiology of CH is not clear, headache related to cervical spine structures are potential sources of neck and occipital pain.
(12) In one study headaches were mild in 30%, moderate in 52%, severe in 18% and the pain was occipital in 51% of patients, frontal in 44% and generalized in 11% of patients.
Median occipital (postvertical) sclerite yellow, rest of the occiput black...................................2
Results: Under both the real-face and face-pareidolia conditions, activation was observed in the Prefrontal Cortex (PFCX), occipital cortex V1, occipital cortex V2, and inferior temporal regions.