occipita

occiput

[ok-suh-puht, -puht]
noun, plural occiputs, occipita [ok-sip-i-tuh] . Anatomy.
the back part of the head or skull.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin, equivalent to oc- oc- + -ciput, combining form of caput head

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occiput (ˈɒksɪˌpʌt, -pət)
 
n , pl occiputs, occipita
the back part of the head or skull
 
[C14: from Latin, from ob- at the back of + caput head]

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occiput oc·ci·put (ŏk'sə-pŭt', -pət)
n. pl. oc·ci·puts or oc·cip·i·ta (ŏk-sĭp'ĭ-tə)
The back part of the head or skull.

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