What does the word occipital mean?

Usage examples for occipital

  1. Cephaloceles are covered by the scalp, and are most commonly met with in the occipital region and at the root of the nose; less frequently at the anterior inferior angle of the parietal bone, and in the line of the sagittal suture. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. " Clean through the left side of the occipital bone," Malcolm Sage continued. – Malcolm Sage, Detective by Herbert George Jenkins

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