Occiput

occiput

Origin: L, fr. Ob (see Ob-) _ caput head. See Chief.

1. (Science: anatomy) The back, or posterior, part of the head or skull; the region of the occipital bone.

2. (Science: zoology) A plate which forms the back part of the head of insects.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 5,591 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link