Definition of Occipitals

1. occipital [n] - See also: occipital



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Occipitals

occipital operculum
occipital part of corpus callosum
occipital plane
occipital plexus
occipital point
occipital pole
occipital pole of cerebrum
occipital protuberance
occipital region of head
occipital sinus
occipital triangle
occipital vein
occipitalis
occipitalization
occipitally
occipitals (current term)
occipito-
occipitoanterior position
occipitoatloid
occipitoaxial
occipitoaxial ligaments
occipitobregmatic
occipitocollicular tract
occipitofacial
occipitofrontal
occipitofrontal diameter
occipitofrontal fasciculus
occipitofrontal muscle
occipitofrontalis
occipitofrontalis muscle

Literary usage of Occipitals

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Descriptive Catalogue of the Reptiles of British India by William Theobald (1876)
"Two pairs of occipitals enclosing a very minute median one. ... Five occipitals, the anterior being pentagonal, the posterior triangular and separated by a ..."

2. General Outline of the Organisation of the Animal Kingdom by Thomas Rymer Jones (1855)
"The Occipital bone is made up of five portions, namely, two External Occipital* (9), two Lateral occipitals (10), and the Basilar bone (5), already noticed, ..."

3. Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Vertebrate Animals by Richard Owen (1846)
"In a few fishes (eg Fistularia) the ex- occipitals send backwards articular processes modified to allow a slight movement upon the corresponding anterior ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1840)
"The ex- occipitals articulate with the lateral boundaries of this surface, and form no part of the tubercle for articulation with the atlas. ..."

5. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1870)
"In front the occipitals are divided from the parietals by a double, raised, ... The latter are as wide as the occipitals, and have their lateral boundaries ..."

6. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1840)
"The ex- occipitals articulate with the lateral boundaries of this surface, and form no part of the tubercle for articulation with the atlas. ..."

7. The Skull of the Crocodile: A Manual for Students by Louis Compton Miall (1878)
"The ex-occipitals form the lateral elements of the occipital segment. ... Above, the two ex-occipitals meet in the middle line, and thus exclude the ..."

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