Definition of Occiput. Meaning of Occiput. Synonyms of Occiput

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Definition of Occiput

Occiput
Occiput Oc"ci*put, n.; pl. L. Occipita, E. Occiputs. [L., fr. ob (see Ob-) + caput head. See Chief.] 1. (Anat.) The back, or posterior, part of the head or skull; the region of the occipital bone. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A plate which forms the back part of the head of insects.

Meaning of Occiput from wikipedia

- bone (/ˌɒkˈsɪpɪtəl/) is a cranial dermal bone and the main bone of the occiput (back and lower part of the skull). It is trapezoidal in shape and curved...
- common form of cephalic presentation is the vertex presentation where the occiput is the leading part (the part that first enters the birth canal). All other...
- longitudinal lie: Left sacrum anterior (LSA)—the buttocks, as against the occiput of the vertex presentation, like close to the **** (hence known as breech...
- Vertex presentation with longitudinal lie: Left occipitoanterior (LOA)—the occiput is close to the **** (hence known as vertex presentation), facing anteriorly...
- baby is face up in the birth canal (occiput posterior), and not face down, so that the back of the baby's skull (occiput) is pushed against the mother's sacrum...
- superior deep cervical glands. The word occipital comes from the Latin: occiput ("the back of the head"). This article incorporates text in the public...
- suboccipital muscles are a group of muscles defined by their location to the occiput. Suboccipital muscles are located below the occipital bone. These are four...
- anatomy Head Face Forehead Ch**** Chin Eye Nose Mouth Lips Ear Jaw Mandible Occiput Scalp Temple Neck Adam's apple Throat Nape Torso (Trunk) Abdomen Waist...
- The parts of the head are the nose, muzzle, stop, forehead or braincase, occiput (highest point of the skull at the back of the head), ears, eyes, eyebrows...
- posteriorally to the occiput and laterally on both sides to the temples. The upper part of the head, including frons, crown and occiput, is sometimes called...
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