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exoccipital

adjective ex·occipital \ ¦eks+ \

Definition of exoccipital

:of or relating to a bone or region on each side of the foramen magnum of the skull

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Origin and Etymology of exoccipital

International Scientific Vocabulary exo- + occipital


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exoccipital

noun \ " \

Definition of exoccipital

:either of a pair of bones lying one on each side of the foramen magnum and free in lower vertebrates but forming in man a part of the occipital bone

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