Medical Definition of External occipital protuberance

1. A prominence about the centre of the outer surface of the squamous portion of the occipital bone, giving attachment to the ligamentum nuchae. Synonym: protuberantia occipitalis externa. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of External Occipital Protuberance

external maxillary plexus
external medium
external meningitis
external nasal branches
external nasal vein
external nasal veins
external nose
external nuclear layer of retina
external oblique
external oblique muscle
external oblique reflex
external oblique ridge
external obturator muscle
external occipital crest
external occipital protuberance (current term)
external ophthalmopathy
external ophthalmoplegia
external organ
external orifice
external ovular transmigration
external pacemaker
external phase
external pin fixation
external pterygoid muscle
external pyocephalus

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