"occipital" Definition


  1. a. Of or pertaining to the occiput, or back part of the head, or to the occipital bone.
  2. n. The occipital bone.

Dictionary Stats for "occipital"

Position in dictionary: 67315 of 111710 words.
Word Types: a., n.,
Words that start with occipital: 1
Words that end with occipital: 7
Words that contain occipital: 7
Next words in dictionary: occipito-, occipitoaxial, occiput, occiputs, occision, occlude, occludent, occluse, occlusion, occrustate
Previous words in dictionary: occipita, occiduous, occidentals, occidental, occident, occecation, occasive, occasioning, occasioner, occasioned

Definition of occipital

See all english dictionary definitions, the word type, and other useful information for the word "occipital". The definition of the word "occipital" is pulled from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. The meaning of this word, and other stats related to "occipital", including the position in the dictionary, the number of words that contain, start and end with, and stats related to this word are also extracted from this dictionary version.