HyperDic: occipital_protuberance

English > 1 sense of the expression occipital protuberance:
NOUNbodyoccipital protuberanceprominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone
English > occipital protuberance: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningprominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone.
Part ofoccipital boneA saucer-shaped membrane bone that forms the back of the skull
Broaderbulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescenceSomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

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