Medical Definition of Third occipital nerve

1. Medial branch of the dorsal primary ramus of the third cervical nerve; this is usually joined with the greater occipital, but may exist as an independent nerve supplying cutaneous branches to the scalp and nucha. Synonym: nervus occipitalis tertius. (05 Mar 2000)



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