occipital lobe

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English[edit]

lobes of the brain (colour-coded)

Etymology[edit]

from Latin occiput 'back of the head'

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɑkˈsɪpɪtəl ˌloʊb/

Noun[edit]

occipital lobe (plural occipital lobes)

  1. (anatomy) one of the four major divisions of the cerebrum of the brain, located at the back of the head

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