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occipital

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin occipitalis, from Latin occiput (the back of the head), from ob (over against) + caput (head).

AdjectiveEdit

occipital (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the occiput (back of the head) or the occipital bone.

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NounEdit

occipital (plural occipitals)

  1. (anatomy) The occipital bone.
  2. An occipital scale in reptiles.

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CatalanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

occípit +‎ -al

AdjectiveEdit

occipital m, f (masculine and feminine plural occipitals)

  1. occipital

NounEdit

occipital m (plural occipitals)

  1. occipital bone

GalicianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

occipital m, f (plural occipitais)

  1. (anatomy) occipital, pertaining to the back of the head

NounEdit

occipital m (plural occipitais)

  1. (anatomy) the occipital bone

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin occipitalis, from Latin occiput (the back of the head), from ob (over against) + caput (head), from Proto-Indo-European *kauput-.

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AdjectiveEdit

occipital m, f (plural occipitais; uncomparable)

  1. (anatomy) occipital, pertaining to the back of the head

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NounEdit

occipital m (plural occipitais)

  1. (anatomy) the occipital bone

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SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

occipital m, f (plural occipitales)

  1. (anatomy) occipital

NounEdit

occipital m (plural occipitales)

  1. occipital bone
  2. (muscle) occipitalis
  3. occipital lobe

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