Medical Definition of Occipital groove

1. A narrow groove medial to the mastoid notch of the temporal bone that lodges the occipital artery. Synonym: sulcus arteriae occipitalis, sulcus of occipital artery. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Occipital Groove

occipital anchorage
occipital angle of parietal bone
occipital artery
occipital belly of occipitofrontalis muscle
occipital bone
occipital bones
occipital border
occipital border of parietal bone
occipital border of temporal bone
occipital branch
occipital cerebral veins
occipital condyle
occipital emissary vein
occipital fontanel
occipital groove (current term)
occipital gyri
occipital gyrus
occipital horn
occipital lobe
occipital lobe epilepsy
occipital lobe of cerebrum
occipital lobes
occipital lymph nodes
occipital margin
occipital neuralgia
occipital neurectomy
occipital neuritis
occipital operculum

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