occipital


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oc·cip·i·tal

 (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.

occipital

(ɒkˈsɪpɪtəl)
adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to the back of the head or skull
n
(Anatomy) short for occipital bone

oc•cip•i•tal

(ɒkˈsɪp ɪ tl)
adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or situated near the occiput or the occipital bone.
n.
2. any of several parts of the occiput.
[1535–45; < Medieval Latin occipitālis]
oc•cip′i•tal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.occipital - of or relating to the occiput; "occipital bone"
Translations

occipital

[ɒkˈsɪpɪtəl] ADJoccipital

occipital

adj (spec) → des Hinterkopfs

occipital

[ɒkˈsɪpɪtl] adj occipital boneosso occipitale

oc·cip·i·tal

a. occipital, rel. a la parte posterior de la cabeza;
___ bonehueso ___;
___ condylecóndilo ___;
___ lobelóbulo ___.

occipital

adj occipital
References in classic literature ?
He had a very well-formed head, with a shapely, symmetrical balance of the frontal and the occipital development, and a good deal of straight, rather dry brown hair.
In the surgeon's deposition it was stated that the posterior third of the left parietal bone and the left half of the occipital bone had been shattered by a heavy blow from a blunt weapon.
In all patients OCF was done either with DCP plates and sublaminar wires of C2 and C3 with occipital bone or occipital plates with C2 pedicle and C3 lateral mass screws where financially feasible.
The article notes that occipital seizures - in the occipital lobe, which is the brain's visual center - are the biggest culprit of the phenomenon.
The occipital condyles are anatomical structures that are located laterally to the foramen magnum of the occipital bone, at the external base of the skull (Kavitha et al.
The scalp derives its blood supply mainly from the four superficial branches of the external carotid artery, the superficial temporal, angular, occipital, and posterior auricular arteries, and the supraorbital and supratrochlear branches of the internal carotid.
Occipital neuralgia (ON)--or Arnold's neuralgia--is an acute, electrical, paroxysmal, and occasionally throbbing disorder originating from the occiput and extending along the posterior scalp at the distribution of the occipital nerves.
Other locations in which it can occur are frontal region due to anterior ethmoidal artery, occipital region having transverse or sigmoid sinus injuries and posterior fossa epidural hematomas (PFEDH) represent 5% of all cases of epidural hematomas 6,7 .
Each occipital condyle is oval in outline and is oriented obliquely so that its anterior end lies nearer the midline.
La via occipital es tecnicamente mas compleja pues el cateter tiene que transitar a traves del cuerno occipital por el atrium y todo el cuerpo del ventriculo lateral hasta alcanzar el cuerno frontal, sin embargo, ofrece menor indice de disfunciones (5,6).
In the literature, greater occipital nerve (GON) blocks with local anesthetics and steroids were used in migraine patients, and some benefits in acute migraine and prophylaxis were obtained (3,4,5,6).