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Occipital Bone

Descriptions of Occipital Bone

Occipital Bone: a saucer-shaped membrane bone that forms the back of the skull
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Occipital Bone

Occipital Bone: The occipital bone is a bone in the cranium and skull and is a part of the skeletal system. It is located at the base of the cranium in the back of the head. The occipital bone protects the brain. It also contains a large hole, called the foramen magnum, which allows the brain in the cranium to connect and communicate with the spinal cord in the back. Conditions that can afflict the occipital bone include trauma and basilar skull fracture.

Closely Related Organs: Occipital Bone

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Occipital Bone

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Sub Parts: Occipital Bone

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Occipital Bone

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