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occiput

the back part of the head or skull
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occiput

[′äk·sə‚pu̇t]
(zoology)
The back of the head of an insert or vertebrate.
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It lies between the occipital bone and petrous part of temporal bone.
In all of the roe deer, occipital artery were contributed to arterial supply of the ganglion except one roe deer only.
Anterior part of the occipital condyle presents a canal called as hypoglossal canal or anterior condylar canal, whereas posterior to the occipital condyle, there is a depression known as posterior condylar fossa.
As emphasized by this case report, our patient's occipital neuralgia would be classified as a secondary headache (identifiable cause; occipital condyle fractures).
Length from the tip of the paracondylar process to its junction with the squamous part of the occipital bone.
b) Visual hallucinations of occipital lobe epilepsies are mainly colored and circular, develop rapidly (within seconds), and are relatively brief (2-3 minutes).
The occipital area was painful and even light touch evoked an excruciating burning sensation.
Para avaliacao pela janela occipital, o transdutor foi posicionado perpendicular ao forame magno para obtencao de plano longitudinal, em seguida, rotacionado em 90[grados]de seu eixo central para plano dorsal e, finalmente, inclinado em 10[degrees] em relacao ao plano anterior para obtencao de plano dorsal obliquo.
[USPRwire, Tue Aug 27 2019] Occipital Nerve Block Treatment: Market Insights Occipital nerve block treatment is a therapeutic procedure which is used for the treatment of pain that occurs at the back of the head.
[ClickPress, Tue Aug 27 2019] Occipital Nerve Block Treatment: Market Insights Occipital nerve block treatment is a therapeutic procedure which is used for the treatment of pain that occurs at the back of the head.
The GON on the scalp, located at the upper part of the neck, was found to be approximately 10-15 mm medial to the midpoint of the line of the occipital tubercle and the mastoid tip on the headache side.