occipital region of head

oc·cip·i·tal re·gion of head

the surface region of the head corresponding to the outlines of the occipital bone.
Synonym(s): regio occipitalis capitis [TA]
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Tri-axial accelerometers were placed on four locations of the head and trunk (occipital region of head; cervical vertebrae C5; thoracic vertebrae T5; lumbar vertebrae LI) to measure acceleration and the orientation of the body to gravity.