squamous part of occipital bone

(redirected from occipital squama)

squa·mous part of oc·cip·i·tal bone

[TA]
the tabular or squamous portion of occipital bone.
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squa·mous part of oc·cip·i·tal bone

(skwāmŭs pahrt ok-sipi-tăl bōn) [TA]
Tabular or squamous portion of occipital bone.
Synonym(s): frontal squama.
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[13] retrospectively analyzed 38 patients with brain herniation into AG and found 68 brain herniations into AG, by order of frequency, in the occipital squama, transverse sinus, lateral lacuna of the superior sagittal sinus, and straight sinus, with cerebellar tissue being the most frequently found in the herniation.
Overall, the skulls were extremely well preserved and provided information on the external and internal surfaces of occipital squama. These skulls were examined for the presence of the interparietal bone and the incidence of the same was recorded.