suboccipital

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ occipital

Adjective[edit]

suboccipital (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Situated under, or posterior to, the occiput.
    the suboccipital, or first cervical, nerve

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

suboccipital (plural suboccipitals)

  1. (anatomy, colloquial) Any of the group of suboccipital muscles.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for suboccipital in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ occipital

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /suboɡθipiˈtal/, [suβoɣθipiˈt̪al]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /suboɡsipiˈtal/, [suβoɣsipiˈt̪al]

Adjective[edit]

suboccipital (plural suboccipitales)

  1. (anatomy) suboccipital