occipital pole


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occipital pole

[äk′sip·əd·əl ¦pōl]
(anatomy)
The tip of the occipital lobe of the brain.
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Accelerometer at the occipital pole of the head, revealed no statistically significant difference in APangle while wearing magnification loupes (M=-35.
The anteroposterior diameter from the frontal pole to the occipital pole of a human brain measures 17 cm in a male and 16 cm in a female person.
Dilatation of the frontal and occipital poles of the lateral ventricles is usually apparent.