occipital

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sulcus in the mesial surface of the occipital lobe of the cerebrum calcarine fissure , calcarine sulcus
nonvenomous tan and brown king snake with an arrow-shaped occipital spot; southeastern ones have red stripes like coral snakes checkered adder , house snake , Lampropeltis triangulum , milk adder , milk snake
neural structure that serves as a processing station on the way from the retina to the occipital lobe of the cerebral cortex corpus geniculatum laterale , lateral geniculate body
craniometric point that is the most prominent point at the back of the head (at the occipital protuberance) inion
suture between the occipital and parietal bones lamboid suture , sutura lamboidea
one of two thick muscles running from the sternum and clavicle to the mastoid and occipital bone; turns head obliquely to the opposite side; when acting together they flex the neck and extend the head musculus sternocleidomastoideus , sternocleidomastoid , sternocleido mastoideus , sternocleidomastoid muscle
any of the convolutions of the outer surface of the occipital lobe of the cerebrum occipital gyrus
prominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone occipital protuberance
vein that drains the occipital region occipital vein , vena occipitalis
suture between the occipital and the temporal bones; a continuation of the lamboid suture occipitomastoid suture
either of two skull bones between the frontal and occipital bones and forming the top and sides of the cranium parietal bone
sulcus near the posterior end of each hemisphere that separates the parietal lobes and the occipital lobes in both hemispheres parieto-occipital fissure , parieto-occipital sulcus
S-shaped dural sinus on the temporal and occipital bones sigmoid sinus , sinus sigmoideus
(anatomy) a fold of dura mater that covers the cerebellum and supports the occipital lobes of the cerebrum tentorium
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