occiput

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occiput

the back part of the head or skull

occiput

[′äk·sə‚pu̇t]
(zoology)
The back of the head of an insert or vertebrate.
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The patient was evaluated at the service in 2005, when she complained of constantly evolving blazing burning pain in the occipital region that irradiated into the right hemicrania with baseline VAS intensity of 6/10, exacerbations of up to 10/10 under palpation of the occipital region (Arnold's points), and during neck flexion and extension movements.
In the occipital region, the otic capsule presents the fenestra ovalis, and the tectum synoticum exhibits the ascending process.
The day after striking her head, she proceeded to the hospital complaining of right-sided neck pain and headache in the occipital region.
Delivered female fetus was found dead at the time of delivery and careful examination revealed swelling in occipital region with excessive accumulation of watery fluid confirming fetal hydrocephalus (Fig.
There was no significant difference between each condition in the occipital regions, whose MEG signals are thought to be generated in areas around the primary visual cortex.
05, gyri and an increased gyrification index in left lobus insula, left middle frontal gyrus, left lateral occipital region extending to the precuneus and the right supramarginal gyrus in patients with OCD; a positive correlation between OCD symptoms and the local gyrification index of the left insular lobe (a) original paper in Chinese (b) original paper in English DSM-IV, 4th edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders; VBM, voxel-based morphology; FDR, False Discovery Rate; SBM, source-based morphology; SVC, superior vena cava Table 2.
Lesions begin as follicular pustules on the occipital region or scalp vertex then they become painful firm or fluctuating nodules, which could be interconnected through fistulous tracts, with discharge of purulent material.
In both conditions, between 200 and 520 ms, the occipital region, the ventral pathway, the temporal-parietal-occipital (TPO) junction, the medial temporal region, the medial parietal areas, the ACC and the premotor areas were activated bilaterally in a similar way in both conditions, as well as the insula.
One gunshot wound was found in the occipital region of Kadyraliev's head.
1 ms; furthermore, one of the negative peaks corresponded to the focus of maximum negativity in the frontal region and the other to the occipital region.
The valve was totally exposed in the occipital region, filled with clear CSF and surrounded by granulomatous tissue with no signs of inflammation (Fig.