The back, or posterior, part of the head or skull; the region of the occipital bone.
A plate which forms the back part of the head of insects.
The hinder portion of the skull above the foramen magnum.
A single trapezoid-shaped bone situated at the posterior and inferior part of the cranium, from the foramen magnum to lambda.
The occipital crest is the ridge formed by the occipital bone at the back of the skull where it joins with the parietal bones on either side. . .. The highest and rearmost part of the occipital crest is known as the occiput.
Dorsal base of the skull.
the top portion of the head capsule.
Posterior surface of the head above the occipital foramen. [drawing][photo
Highest point at the back of the skull, above where the neck joins the head; in many breeds it forms a crest and is quite prominent.
Latin ob = prominent (cf. obvious), and caput = head; hence, the prominent convexity of the back of the head; adjective - occipital.
Posterior (back) part of the head.
area of head between vertex and neck region.
The hindmost edge of the top of the head, where the head joins the nape.
The base of the skull bone which articulates with the atlas, the first cervical vertebra.
The posterior part of the head behind the vertex dorsally and the genae laterally. If the an occipital carina is present, the occiput is the area between it and the very narrow postocciput surro unding the foramen magnum (see also postgena).
The occiput is the bone forming the back of the skull, and encloses the hole where the spinal cord reaches the brain.
The back part of the head. The base of the skull.
the lower back part of the head.
The back part of the head; called also o. cranii and o. of cranium.
L. the back of the head; from ob, before or against, caput, head.
the back part of the baby's head.
The back of the head between the vertex and the neck. Head damage from mating usually occurs in this area. The males EPIPROCT can accidentally punch holes in the females occiput during mating. This is not an everyday occurrence, but on occasion will happen. The dragonhunter is noted for this.
The prominent, back part of the head or skull.
Upper, back point of the skull.
occiput, atlas], the back part of the head
point of the skull bone, back of head
Upper, back bone of the skull.
posterior portion of cephalon, the axial portion is considered part of the glabella ( occipital ring).
Dorsal, posterior point of the skull.
The occiput is the anatomical term for the posterior portion of the head.