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.
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occipital

(ɒkˈsɪpɪtəl)
adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to the back of the head or skull
n
(Anatomy) short for occipital bone
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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.
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Adj.1.occipital - of or relating to the occiput; "occipital bone"
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Translations

occipital

[ɒkˈsɪpɪtəl] ADJoccipital
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occipital

adj (spec) → des Hinterkopfs
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occipital

[ɒkˈsɪpɪtl] adj occipital boneosso occipitale
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oc·cip·i·tal

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

adj occipital
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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 occipital bone of skull can be described as being perforated by the foramen magnum with the basilar part in front, the squamous part behind and the condylar parts lateral to the foramen magnum1.
Previous studies reported reduced inter-hemispheric connectivity involving the frontal, temporal, parietal, and occipital lobes in SZ.
Especially, the occipital artery and branches that extended to the mandibular gland and to the medial retropharyngeal lenf node of the ascending palatine artery were responsible for the vascularization of the cranial cervical ganglion.
Toward that end, this issue of the JCCA includes a wide variety of articles including: a detailed description of a technique system (craniocervical techniques); case reports (management of a patient with occipital neuralgia; management of a patient with rheumatoid arthritis); narrative review (effectiveness of chiropractic care for patients with gastrointestinal disorders); investigations into diagnostic methods (validity of palpation C1 transverse process; the 'inter-examiner reliability of paraspinal thermography used in pattern analysis; changes in resting pulse rate) and refining the advanced technology used to enhance the acquisition of psychomotor skills by students (in this case, the Force Sensing Table).
The shambling Hollywood detective isn't much of a tonic for the primary visual cortex in the occipital lobe.
Background: The condylar canal opens at the base of the skull just behind the occipital condyles.
After non-invasive approaches to the management of his occipital neuralgia failed, bilateral greater occipital nerve blocks conferred symptom relief in a matter of hours.
Maximum length of the skull from the rostral tip of the incisive bones to the external occipital protuberance.
A recent study of hemianopic drivers also demonstrated that problems in collision avoidance in a virtual reality simulator were associated with damage in the parietooccipital region and posterior cingulate gyrus in the right hemisphere and the inferior occipital cortex and parts of the occipitotemporal (fusiform) gyrus in the left hemisphere [10].
Bunch your hair below the occipital bone, just above the nape of the neck, and tie it with a covered band.