occipital protuberance

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Noun1.occipital protuberance - prominence on the outer surface of the occipital boneoccipital protuberance - prominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone
occipital bone - a saucer-shaped membrane bone that forms the back of the skull
excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, bulge, protrusion, protuberance, swelling, bump, prominence - something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings; "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns"