HyperDic: occipital_bone

English > 1 sense of the expression occipital bone:
NOUNbodyoccipital bonea saucer-shaped membrane bone that forms the back of the skull
English > occipital bone: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA saucer-shaped membrane bone that forms the back of the skull.
Part ofcranium, braincase, brainpanThe part of the skull that encloses the brain
PartsinionThe craniometric point that is the most prominent point / point at the back of the head (at the occipital protuberance)
occipital protuberanceprominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone
Broadermembrane boneAny bone that develops within membranous tissue without previous cartilage formation
Spanishhueso occipital, occipital
Catalanoccipital, os occipital

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