a single trapezoid-shaped bone situated at the posterior and inferior part of the cranium.
Single trapezoidal-shaped bone situated at the back and lower part of the cranium. It is one of the skull bones.
The cup-like bone at the back of the skull, marked by a large opening known as the foramen magnum.
a saucer-shaped membrane bone that forms the back of the skull
the saucer-shaped bone at the rear of the skull that connects with the spinal column and has an opening at its base through which the spinal cord passes
bone that forms the rear portion of the skull
a bone in the lower back part of the skull between the parietal and temporal bones.
The bone situated at the inferior and posterior portion of the cranium, articulates with the two parietal bones (the lambdoid suture) and the temporal bones as well as the sphenoid bone and the atlas (C1). image
The bone that forms the rear bottom of the skull.
The occipital bone, a saucer-shaped membrane bone situated at the back and lower part of the cranium, is trapezoid in shape and curved on itself. It is pierced by a large oval aperture, the foramen magnum, through which the cranial cavity communicates with the vertebral canal.