Dolichocephalic, a skull whose diameter from the frontal to the occipital bone exceeds the transverse diameter.
The neck area of the occipital bone was also ape-like in form.
occipital bone, deeply depressed below the crest or ridge of the head—48.
In the cat it is attached besides to the base of the occipital bone.
A yard from the jaw an important piece of the occipital bone of the skull was found.
The investing mass of the head and of the notochord is the skeleton of the occipital bone.
All sutures open, and elements of occipital bone distinguishable.
The occipital bone was flattened and forced deep under the parietal bones, but not otherwise injured.
The occipital bone forms the lower part of the base of the skull, as well as the back of the head.
The bullet had entered near the bridge of the nose, and broken the occipital bone, so as to produce a concussion of the spine.
occipital bone n.
A bone at the lower and posterior part of the skull, consisting of basilar, condylar, and squamous parts and enclosing the foramen magnum.