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.
The interparietal bone in human skull is represented by that part of squamous occipitals which develop in one membrane.