preoccipital

adjective

pre·​oc·​cip·​i·​tal -äk-ˈsip-ət-ᵊl How to pronounce preoccipital (audio)
: situated or occurring anterior to the occiput or an occipital part (as the occipital lobe of the brain)
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“Preoccipital.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/preoccipital. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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