occipital

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French occipital, from Medieval Latin occipitalis, from Latin occiput (the back of the head), from ob (over against) + caput (head).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: ŏk-sĭp'-ĭt-əl, IPA(key): /ɒk.ˈsɪp.ɪt.əl/

Adjective[edit]

occipital (not comparable)

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

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Noun[edit]

occipital (plural occipitals)

  1. (anatomy) The occipital bone.
  2. 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

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]

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

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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

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /oɡθipiˈtal/, [oɣθipiˈt̪al]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /oɡsipiˈtal/, [oɣsipiˈt̪al]

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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