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occipital (adjective)
A reference to the back of the skull or the head: "That which is located near the occipital bone that forms the back and rear bottom of the skull."
This entry is located in the following unit: capit-, capt-, cap-, cep-, ceps-, chapt-, chef, cip- (page 4)
Word Entries containing the term: “occipital
atlanto-occipital
Relating to the atlas and the occipital bone.

The atlas refers to the first vertebra of the neck, articulating immediately with the skull, thus sustaining the globe of the head, whence the name.

This entry is located in the following unit: atlanto-, atlant- + (page 1)
atlanto-occipital joint, articulatio atlanto-occipitalis, atlanto-occipital articulation
A condylar (rounded articular surface at the extremity of a bone) synovial joint (joint in which the opposing bony surfaces are covered with a layer of hyaline cartilage or fibrocartilage) between the superior articular facets of the atlas and the condyles (rounded articular surface at the extremity of a bone) of the occipital bone (bone forming the rear and rear bottom of the skull).
This entry is located in the following units: atlanto-, atlant- + (page 1) junct-, jug-, join- (page 2)
cervico-occipital
A reference to the neck and the occiput (back part of the head or skull).
This entry is located in the following unit: cervic-, cervico-, cervici-, cervi- + (page 2)
dorso-occipital (adjective), more dorso-occipital, most dorso-occipital
Relating to the back of the skull region of the head.
This entry is located in the following unit: dorso-, dors-, dorsi-, -dorsal (page 3)
glabello-occipital
This entry is located in the following unit: glabr-, glab-, glabi- (page 1)
spino-occipital
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squamo-occipital, squamo occipital
Relating to the squamous portion of the occipital bone, developing partly in membrane and partly in cartilage.
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occipital lobes
The rear corners of the head.
This entry is located in the following unit: Ant and Related Entomology Terms (page 14)