Dictionary

occipital

adjective oc·cip·i·tal \äk-ˈsi-pə-təl\

Definition of OCCIPITAL

:  of, relating to, or located within or near the occiput or the occipital bone
occipital noun
oc·cip·i·tal·ly adverb

First Known Use of OCCIPITAL

1541

Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral
May 24, 2015
erudite Hear it
learned or pedantic
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears