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Meaning of "occipital bone" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OCCIPITAL BONE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OCCIPITAL BONE

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Occipital bone is a noun.
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WHAT DOES OCCIPITAL BONE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

occipital bone

Occipital bone

The occipital bone /əkˈsɪpɨtəl/, a saucer-shaped membrane bone situated at the back and lower part of the skull, is trapezoidal in shape and curved on itself. It is pierced by a large oval opening, the foramen magnum, through which the cranial cavity communicates with the vertebral canal. ▪ The curved, expanded plate behind the foramen magnum is named the squama occipitalis. ▪ The thick, somewhat quadrilateral piece in front of the foramen is called the basilar part of occipital bone, - the basioccipital. ▪ On either side of the foramen are the lateral parts of occipital bone, -the exoccipitals.

Definition of occipital bone in the English dictionary

The definition of occipital bone in the dictionary is the saucer-shaped bone that forms the back part of the skull and part of its base.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OCCIPITAL BONE

occident
occidental
Occidentalisation
Occidentalise
Occidentalism
Occidentalist
Occidentalization
Occidentalize
Occidentally
occipita
occipital
occipital lobe
occipitally
occiput
occlude
occluded front
occludent
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occlusal
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WORDS THAT END LIKE OCCIPITAL BONE

bone
cannon bone
cartilage bone
close to the bone
crazy bone
dog and bone
frontal bone
funny bone
heel bone
hyoid bone
leg bone
marrow bone
parietal bone
pin bone
point the bone
shin bone
skin and bone
sphenoid bone
temporal bone
thigh bone
zygomatic bone

Synonyms and antonyms of occipital bone in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «occipital bone» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OCCIPITAL BONE

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The translations of occipital bone 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 bone» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

枕骨
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hueso occipital
570 millions of speakers

English

occipital bone
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पश्चकपाल हड्डी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عظم القذالي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

затылочная кость
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

osso occipital
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ওসিসিটাল হাড়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

occipital
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tulang oksipital
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hinterhauptbein
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

後頭骨
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

후두골
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Balung occipital
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xương chẩm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சந்திப்பு எலும்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओस्किपिटल अस्थी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Oksipital kemik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

osso occipitale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kości potylicznej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

потилична кістка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

os occipital
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ινιακού οστού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oksipitale been
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

occipital ben
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nakkeknøl
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of occipital bone

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OCCIPITAL BONE»

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OCCIPITAL BONE»

Discover the use of occipital bone in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to occipital bone and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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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
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Whales of the World
The following bones, which comprise the cranium of most mammals, will be briefly described below: (a) one occipital bone (0 (b) two parietal bones (g) one sphenoid bone one pre-sphenoid bone1 (c) one inter-parietal bone (h) one pterygoid ...
Spencer Wilkie Tinker, 1988
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Pocket Atlas of Human Anatomy: Founded by Heinz Feneis
Border of the parietal bone that faces the occipital bone. C D 35 Squamosal border. Inferior margin of the parietal bone that is directed toward the temporal bone. C D 36 Sagittal border. Superior margin of the parietal bone located in the  ...
Wolfgang Dauber, 2011
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The Osteology of Infants and Children
During early prenatal development, the human occipital bone consists of five separate elements: the basilar part or basiocciput, two lateral parts, the squama or interparietal part, below which is the supraoccipital part (fig. 3.3d-g). Ossification of ...
Brenda J. Baker, Tosha L. Dupras, Matthew W. Tocheri, 2005
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Bone and Joint Disorders
Table 12.3 Differential Diagnosis of Cervicobasilar Abnormalities (Occiput, CI, C2 ) Disease Anomalies of the occipital bone: Manifestations of occipital vertebra Basilar impression Occipital condylar hypoplasia Anomalies of the atlas and the ...
Francis A. Burgener, Martti Kormano, 2011
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Rat Dissection Manual
This important opening allows passage of cerebral veins that later join the jugular vein and the glossopharyngeal, vagus, and spinal accessory cranial nerves. Basisphenoid (1): a median, unpaired bone rostral to the occipital bone that ...
Bruce D. Wingerd, 1988
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Anatomy Coloring Workbook
Lighter colors should be used for the main bones, and bolder colors can be used for the arrows pointing to the processes and landmarks. x / On the posterior, lateral, and inferior surfaces of the cranium is the occipital bone (A). A small portion ...
I. Edward Alcamo, 2003
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Coloring Guide to Human Anatomy
They articulate with one another medially along the sagittal suture, and with the frontal bone anteri- olly, the temporal and sphenoid bones laterally, and the occipital bone posteriorly. The external surface shows superior (E) and inferior ...
Alan Twietmeyer, Thomas McCracken, 2001
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Micro-Tomographic Atlas of the Mouse Skeleton
The interparietal bone is a single unit between the parietal bones rostrally and occipital bone caudally and ventrally from which it is separated by the posterior lambdoid suture (Figs. 1, 3, and 12). Latero-laterally the interparietal bone ...
Itai A. Bab, Carmit Hajbi-Yonissi, Yankel Gabet, 2007
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Medical Lexicon
The Occipital Bone, Os occipitia seu oc- cipitii seu occipit'ale, Os sphano-basila re, Os memo'ria, Os nervo'sum, Os basila're, Os prone, Os pyx'idis, seu sextum cranii, ecu lambdoi'des, seu lambda, eeu lauda, ecu Puppis, seu nervo'sum, seu  ...
Robley Dunglison, 1839

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OCCIPITAL BONE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term occipital bone is used in the context of the following news items.
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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»
2
Extensions: From Pretty To Longer and Fuller
Since her hair is finer, I kept the extensions below the occipital bone so there's no chance of them showing." This "tweaking" took just 45 ... «ModernSalon.com, Jul 15»
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Fourth of July Beauty Tips: Get Your Glow on With the Help of These …
... Maran's Argan Enlightment Illuminizer or RMS Beauty's Living Luminizer, to the tops of your cheekbones up to the tip of the occipital bone. «PEOPLE StyleWatch, Jul 15»
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DRAMATIC TRANSFORMATION: Nailing The Inspriation Photo
STEP 1: Apply Formula A from her occipital bone down for the color underneath in a zig-zag parting "for a nice blend between the blonde and ... «ModernSalon.com, Jun 15»
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4 Bobby Pin Tricks You Need To Memorize, Pronto
... likes Laight & Mercer Dry Hairbrush — and then pull hair back into a low ponytail, securing it at the nape of your neck (or the occipital bone). «Yahoo News, May 15»
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Medieval 'Witch Girl' Suffered From Scurvy
... signs of the pathological condition on the external surface of the occipital bone, on the orbital roofs and on the greater wings of the sphenoid. «Discovery News, May 15»
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Get The Bridal Look: Fairytale Braids at Reem Acra Spring 2016 …
Then sweep hair in the back section into a ponytail at the occipital bone, securing with an elastic. Create a strong center part in the front section ... «Beauty World News, Apr 15»
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Altamura Man who fell down sinkhole starved to death and FUSED …
... seen—particularly in the face and in the occipital bone—there are features that distinguish this specimen from the more typical morphology of ... «Daily Mail, Apr 15»
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The Most Romantic Updo For Your Summer Wedding — How To DIY
Once dry, use fingers to sweep the hair into a layered ponytail, securing with an elastic tie directly under the occipital bone, advises Joseph. «Hollywood Life, Apr 15»
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Abraham Lincoln Autopsy Notes Reveal The Horror Of An …
The ball had entered through the occipital bone about an inch to the left of the median line and just above the lateral sinus which it opened; it then penetrated the ... «io9, Apr 15»

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