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Meaning of OCCIPUT

Pronunciation:  '√Ęksu`put

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  back part of the head or skull
 

OCCIPUT is a 7 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: bone, human head, os

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The occiput is the back part of the skull.
 

 

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