occipital crest internal

crista occipitalis interna.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • occipital crest — n either of the two ridges on the occipital bone connecting the occipital protuberances and foramen magnum: a) a median ridge on the outer surface of the occipital bone that with the external occipital protuberance gives attachment to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • internal occipital crest — n OCCIPITAL CREST (b) …   Medical dictionary

  • Internal occipital crest — Bone: Internal occipital crest Occipital bone. Inner surface. (Internal occipital crest not labeled, but occipital sinus is visible at center.) …   Wikipedia

  • Occipital condyle — Occipital bone. Outer surface. (Condyle for artic. with atlas labeled at lower left.) Latin condylus occipitalis Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • occipital protuberance — n either of two prominences on the occipital bone: a) a prominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone midway between the upper border and the foramen magnum that with the external occipital crest gives attachment to the ligamentum nuchae… …   Medical dictionary

  • occipital sinus — n a single or paired venous sinus that arises near the margin of the foramen magnum by the union of several small veins, follows the internal occipital crest along the attached margin of the falx cerebelli, and empties into the confluence of… …   Medical dictionary

  • crest — 1. A ridge, especially a bony ridge. SEE ALSO: crista. 2. The ridge of the neck of a male animal, especially of a stallion or bull. 3. Feathers on the top of a bird s head, or fin rays on the top of a fish s head. SYN: crista [TA]. [L. crista] …   Medical dictionary

  • Occipital bone — Bone: Occipital bone Sagittal section of skull. (Occipital bone is at right, in blue.) …   Wikipedia

  • Occipital groove — Bone: Occipital groove Left temporal bone. Outer surface. (Occipital groove labeled at bottom right.) Latin sulcus arteriae occipitalis Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Occipital plane — Bone: Occipital plane Occipital bone at birth …   Wikipedia

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