occipital

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French occipital, from Medieval Latin occipitālis, from occiput (the back of the head, occiput) +‎ -ālis (-al, adjectival suffix), equivalent of occiput +‎ -al. Doublet of occipitalis.

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occipital (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Of, pertaining to, or located within or near the occiput (back of the head) or the occipital bone.

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Noun[edit]

occipital (plural occipitals)

  1. (anatomy) Ellipsis of occipital bone.
  2. (zootomy) An occipital scale in reptiles.

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Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

occípit +‎ -al

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Adjective[edit]

occipital (masculine and feminine plural occipitals)

  1. occipital

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Noun[edit]

occipital m (plural occipitals)

  1. occipital bone

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin occipitālis, from Latin occiput (whence occiput).

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occipital (feminine singular occipitale, masculine plural occipitaux, feminine plural occipitales)

  1. (anatomy) occipital

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Galician[edit]

Adjective[edit]

occipital m or f (plural occipitais)

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

Noun[edit]

occipital m (plural occipitais)

  1. (anatomy) the occipital bone

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin occipitālis, from Latin occiput (the back of the head).

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Adjective[edit]

occipital m or f (plural occipitais, not comparable)

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

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Noun[edit]

occipital m (plural occipitais)

  1. (anatomy) the occipital bone
    Hypernym: osso
    Holonym: crânio
    Coordinate terms: parietal, frontal, temporal, esfenoide, etmoide

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French occipital

Adjective[edit]

occipital m or n (feminine singular occipitală, masculine plural occipitali, feminine and neuter plural occipitale)

  1. occipital

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin occipitālis, from Latin occiput (the back of the head).

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  • IPA(key): (Spain) /oɡθipiˈtal/, [oɣ̞.θi.piˈt̪al]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /oɡsipiˈtal/, [oɣ̞.si.piˈt̪al]

Adjective[edit]

occipital (plural occipitales)

  1. (anatomy) occipital

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Noun[edit]

occipital m (plural occipitales)

  1. occipital bone
    Synonym: hueso occipital
  2. (muscle) occipitalis
    Synonym: músculo occipital
  3. occipital lobe
    Synonym: lóbulo occipital

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