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 periodicals archive ?
Occipital fracture is common with PFEDH and is present in 85% cases 1.
In literature the frequency of occipital fracture has been mentioned from 65-100%.