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Related to occipitally: occipital region


Of or relating to the occiput or to the occipital bone.
The occipital bone.

oc·cip′i·tal·ly adv.
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(Anatomy) anatomy zoology from an occipital point of view
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They are classified according to their anatomical location, with the majority occurring either occipitally or frontally (Figs 1 and 2).
She also reports a mild, occipitally located headache.
A small tabular bone is also present, situated occipitally, ventral to the postparietal and next to the supraoccipital (Figs 2B, 3B).