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All I can say is sometimes home gets burned into your occipital lobe, and it can't leave you, and there's always that longing.
James Gray

Meaning of "occipital" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OCCIPITAL

occipital  [ɒkˈsɪpɪtəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OCCIPITAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Occipital can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES OCCIPITAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

occipital

Occiput

The occiput is the anatomical term for the posterior portion of the head or skull. In insects, the occiput is the posterior part of the head capsule. The word occipital pertains to the occiput.

Definition of occipital in the English dictionary

The definition of occipital in the dictionary is of or relating to the back of the head or skull.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OCCIPITAL


acropetal
əˈkrɒpɪtəl
ancipital
ænˈsɪpɪtəl
basipetal
beɪˈsɪpɪtəl
bicipital
baɪˈsɪpɪtəl
capital
ˈkæpɪtəl
Capitol
ˈkæpɪtəl
centripetal
sɛnˈtrɪpɪtəl
hospital
ˈhɒspɪtəl
lickspittle
ˈlɪkˌspɪtəl
multicipital
ˌmʌltɪˈsɪpɪtəl
multihospital
ˌmʌltɪˈhɒspɪtəl
noncapital
ˌnɒnˈkæpɪtəl
nonhospital
ˌnɒnˈhɒspɪtəl
paroccipital
ˌpærɒkˈsɪpɪtəl
pulpital
ˈpʊlpɪtəl
quadricipital
ˌkwɒdrɪˈsɪpɪtəl
sincipital
sɪnˈsɪpɪtəl
spital
ˈspɪtəl
spittle
ˈspɪtəl
suboccipital
ˌsʌbɒkˈsɪpɪtəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OCCIPITAL

occident
occidental
Occidentalisation
Occidentalise
Occidentalism
Occidentalist
Occidentalization
Occidentalize
Occidentally
occipita
occipital bone
occipital lobe
occipitally
occiput
occlude
occluded front
occludent
occluder
occlusal
occlusion

WORDS THAT END LIKE OCCIPITAL

community hospital
cottage hospital
day hospital
digital
equity capital
general hospital
human capital
maternity hospital
naval hospital
paid-in capital
risk capital
seed capital
share capital
small capital
social capital
start-up capital
teaching hospital
trust hospital
university hospital
venture capital
working capital

Synonyms and antonyms of occipital in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «occipital» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OCCIPITAL

Find out the translation of occipital to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of occipital from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «occipital» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

occipital
570 millions of speakers

English

occipital
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पश्चकपाल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القذالي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

затылочная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

occipital
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

occipital
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

occipital
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Occipital
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hinterkopf-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

後頭部
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

후두
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Occipital
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thuộc về hậu châm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மூளையடிச்சிரை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओस्किपिटल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

artkafa
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

occipitale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

potylicznej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

потилична
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

occipital
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ινιακή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oksipitale
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

occipital
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

occipital
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of occipital

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OCCIPITAL»

The term «occipital» is quite widely used and occupies the 51.336 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OCCIPITAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about occipital

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QUOTES WITH «OCCIPITAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word occipital.
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James Gray
All I can say is sometimes home gets burned into your occipital lobe, and it can't leave you, and there's always that longing.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OCCIPITAL»

Discover the use of occipital in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to occipital and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Advances in Occipital Lobe Research and Application: 2013 ...
The editors have built Advances in Occipital Lobe Research and Application: 2013 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about ZZZAdditional Research in this book to be deeper than what ...
‎2013
2
Occipital Deviance
Seventeen stories to question your perception by; from the mind of a sixteen-year old.
Mark Keller, 2003
3
Clinical Guide to Comprehensive Ophthalmology
SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS Frequently, automated perimetry is not sensitive enough to detect the field defect caused by occipital lobe lesions. Tangent screen testing may be necessary to identify small dense and exquisitely congruous ...
David A. Lee, Eve J. Higginbotham, 1999
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Neuropsychological Assessment
Patients with lesions in the left occipital cortex and its subcortical connections may have a reading problem that stems from defects of visual recognition, organization, and scanning rather than from defective comprehension of written material, ...
Muriel Deutsch Lezak, 2004
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Occipital Seizures and Epilepsies in Children: Colloquium of ...
Denfert Rochereau, 75674 Paris Cedex, France Summary We report 1 2 neonates and infants who had occipital epilepsy. The diagnosis was based on the association of seizures with an occipital lesion and/or persistence of an occipital focus ...
‎1993
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The Osteology of Infants and Children
Brenda J. Baker, Tosha L. Dupras, Matthew W. Tocheri. The Occipital The Temporal Fig 3.5 Left temporal of an infant, left. A siding technique that does not rely on orienting the bone in anatomical position is to place the concave surface down ...
Brenda J. Baker, Tosha L. Dupras, Matthew W. Tocheri, 2005
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The Cervical Spine
The occipital condyles have also been thoroughly characterized (9). The occipital condyles are the paired lateral prominences of the occipital bone that form the foramen magnum together with the basioccipital segment anteriorly and the ...
Charles Richard Clark, Edward C. Benzel, Cervical Spine Research Society. Editorial Committee, 2005
8
Milady's Standard Cosmetology
APEX OCCIPITAL BONE Figure 11-1 Reference points. PARIETAL RIDGE ( where comb leaves head) Figure 11-2 The parietal ridge. changes will produce the best haircutting results and will help you achieve the look that you and your clients ...
Margrit Altenburg, Diane Bailey, 2002
9
Atlas of EEG Patterns
OCCIPITAL SHARP TRANSIENTS OF SLEEP ties waves .harp waves of sleep s on iccipital sharp transients of sleep (POSTS) are what they are named, nsients first occur in late stage I non-REM (NREM) sleep (deep s) and may persist into ...
John M. Stern, Jerome Engel, 2005
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The Human Brain: Surface, Three-dimensional Sectional ...
At the level of the parieto-occipital fissure, the superior parietal gyrus is linked to the superior occipital gyrus by a transitional area called arcus parieto-occipitalis ( or first parieto-occipital "pli de passage" of Gratiolet). The superior parietal gyrus  ...
Henri M. Duvernoy, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OCCIPITAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term occipital is used in the context of the following news items.
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Two cases of pineal-region meningiomas derived from arachnoid …
... vein of Galen, with deep venous flow draining through the veins on the right medial surface of the occipital lobe to the superior sagittal sinus. «7thSpace Interactive, Jul 15»
2
Listen: Jon Batiste is a guest on the latest 'The Late Show With …
"Well, you do 20,000 hours or whatever it is of this, you have this occipital Rolodex of possible reactions based on possible initiations, and you ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
3
Local business briefs for July 21
Dr. Leo Powers, a chiropractor, recently attended a conference on Sacro-Occipital Technique in Houston, Texas. The 5-day seminar went over ... «Stevenspointjournal, Jul 15»
4
The Cognitive Neuroscience of Creativity
It demarcates the frontal lobe from the three posterior cortices—the temporal, the occipital, and the parietal—which will be collectively referred ... «h+ Magazine, Jul 15»
5
Scientists believe they have discovered full skeleton of world's …
'We have found parts of the tusks, occipital bones, hyoid bone fragments, a fragment of the right scapula, ribs, vertebrae, jaw, teeth and more. «The Siberian Times, Jul 15»
6
Russian scientists close to finding full remains of largest ever …
Already the Perm Local History Museum team has found parts of the tusks, occipital bones, hyoid bone fragments, fragment of the right scapula, ... «International Business Times UK, Jul 15»
7
Automatic integration of confidence in the brain valuation signal
... desirability ratings were reflected in the VMPFC, as well as in a large occipital cluster (Fig. 4b, PFWE_clu < 0.05). We have now added the quadratic extension ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
8
Beauty Parlour Syndrome
... additional support cushion, relieves unnecessary pressure on the neck by supporting a client's head at its heaviest point, the occipital bone. «Styleicons, Jul 15»
9
Gwyneth Paltrow Says You're Yawning Wrong. Are You?
... the lengthening and relaxation around the base of the tongue, and further stretch and relax the neck, jaw, and occipital regions,” Lear says. «Yahoo Health, Jul 15»
10
Literature review and meta-analysis of translaminar pressure …
Experimental studies showed that CSF pressure in the sitting position at the level of the occipital prominence, equivalent to eye level, ranged ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Occipital [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/occipital>. Jun 2020 ».
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