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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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