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Bone, occipital

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  • Bone, occipital — The bone forming the back of the skull the rear and the rear bottom of the skull. The occipital bone encloses a large oval hole, the foramen magnum, the opening through which the spinal cord becomes continuous with the brain. The occipital bone… …   Medical dictionary

  • Occipital bone — Bone: Occipital bone Sagittal section of skull. (Occipital bone is at right, in blue.) …   Wikipedia

  • Occipital groove — Bone: Occipital groove Left temporal bone. Outer surface. (Occipital groove labeled at bottom right.) Latin sulcus arteriae occipitalis Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Occipital plane — Bone: Occipital plane Occipital bone at birth …   Wikipedia

  • occipital — Relating to the occiput; referring to the o. bone or to the back of the head. SYN: occipitalis. * * * oc·cip·i·tal äk sip ət əl adj of, relating to, or located within or near the occiput or the occipital bone occipital n OCCIPITAL BONE …   Medical dictionary

  • Occipital — The word occipital, in zoology, pertains to the occiput (rear of the skull).[1] Occipital is a descriptor for several areas of animal human anatomy. External occipital protuberance Internal occipital crest Greater occipital nerve Lesser occipital …   Wikipedia

  • occipital — adjective Date: 1541 of, relating to, or located within or near the occiput or the occipital bone • occipital noun • occipitally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bone — is the substance that forms the skeleton of the body. It is composed chiefly of calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate. It also serves as a storage area for calcium, playing a large role in calcium balance in the blood. The 206 bones in the body …   Medical dictionary

  • Occipital condyle — Occipital bone. Outer surface. (Condyle for artic. with atlas labeled at lower left.) Latin condylus occipitalis Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Occipital horn syndrome — Classification and external resources OMIM 304150 DiseasesDB 33413 Occipital horn syndrome (OHS), formerly considered a variant of Eh …   Wikipedia

  • occipital crest — n either of the two ridges on the occipital bone connecting the occipital protuberances and foramen magnum: a) a median ridge on the outer surface of the occipital bone that with the external occipital protuberance gives attachment to the… …   Medical dictionary

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