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Definitions of occipital

  1. Of or pertaining to the occiput, or back part of the head, or to the occipital bone. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. The occipital bone. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Relating to the occiput. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  4. Pertaining to the occiput. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. Pertaining to the acciput or back part of the head. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Pert. to the back part of the head. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. The back part of the head or the occipital bones. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  8. [Latin] Pert. the back part of the head or the occipital bones (anat., zool.). na
  9. That which be longs to the occiput. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  10. From External Carotid. BRANCHES. Muscular and Sterno-Mastoid to muscles of mastoid region; Mastoid and Meningeal to dura mater; Auricular to auricle; Princeps Cervicis to muscles of back of neck. ENDS in branches supplying occiput. na
  11. [Latin] Of, pertaining to, or situated in the occiput, or back part of the head (either inside or outside); as the O. bone, O. protuberance, O. muscle (Occipitalis= o. portion of occipito-frontalis), O. sinus, O. lobe (or region) of the brain, O. convolutions, O. arteries, O. nerves (Occipitalis major and minor). O. area, (1) see Area; (2) that portion of the brain coextensive with the o. bone, but comprising not quite the whole of the o. lobe. O. section, a transverse section made vertically through the middle of the o. lobe. na
  12. [Latin] Near or in relation with the occiput; as O. triangle. na
  13. Of, or pertaining to, the occiput. American pocket medical dictionary.
  14. Pertaining to the occiput. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  15. Pertaining to the occiput [L.], or back of the head. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
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