occipital








adjective

  1. of, relating to, or situated near the occiput or the occipital bone.

noun

  1. any of several parts of the occiput, especially the occipital bone.

adjective

  1. of or relating to the back of the head or skull

noun

  1. short for occipital bone

adj.1540s, from Middle French occipital, from Medieval Latin occipitalis, from Latin occiput (genitive occipitis) “back of the skull,” from ob “against, behind” (see ob-) + caput “head” (see capitulum). adj.

  1. Of or relating to the occipital bone.

n.

  1. The occipital bone.

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