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Synonyms for occipital

1. occipital lobe (n.)

that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying in the back of the head

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2. occipital vein (n.)

a vein that drains the occipital region

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3. occipital bone (n.)

a saucer-shaped membrane bone that forms the back of the skull

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4. occipital gyrus (n.)

any of the convolutions of the outer surface of the occipital lobe of the cerebrum

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5. occipital protuberance (n.)

prominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone

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6. parieto-occipital sulcus (n.)

a sulcus near the posterior end of each hemisphere that separates the parietal lobes and the occipital lobes in both hemispheres

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