Occipital is a descriptor for several areas of animal & human anatomy.

  • External occipital protuberance
  • Internal occipital crest
  • Greater occipital nerve
  • Lesser occipital nerve
  • Occipital artery
  • Occipital bone
  • Occipital bun
  • Occipital condyle
  • Occipital groove
  • Occipital lobe
  • Occipital plane
  • Occipital pole
  • Occipital ridge
  • Occipital scales
  • Occipital triangle
  • Occipital vein
  • Parieto-occipital sulcus
  • PGO (Ponto-geniculo-occipital) waves
  • Preoccipital notch

Other articles related to "occipital":

PGO Waves
... Ponto-geniculo-occipital waves or PGO waves are phasic field potentials ... the lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN), and the occipital cortex regions of the brain, where these waveforms originate ... nucleus residing in the thalamus, and then finally end up in the primary visual cortex of the occipital lobe ...
Basilar Part Of Occipital Bone
... The basilar part of the occipital bone extends forward and upward from the foramen magnum, and presents in front an area more or less quadrilateral in outline ... year this cartilaginous plate is ossified, and the occipital and sphenoid form a continuous bone ...
Panayiotopoulos Syndrome - Classification and Nomenclature
... descriptive terms such as early onset benign childhood epilepsy with occipital paroxysms, early onset benign childhood occipital epilepsy, nocturnal childhood ... is mainly with autonomic symptoms, which are not occipital lobe manifestations ... (2) Of occipital symptoms, only deviation of the eyes may originate from the occipital regions, but this rarely occurs at onset ...
Suboccipital Triangle - See Also
... occipital artery greater occipital nerve lesser occipital nerve. ...

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