internal occipital crest

internal occipital crest n OCCIPITAL CREST (b)

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  • 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 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

  • occipital crest internal — crista occipitalis interna …   Medical dictionary

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Occipital — The word occipital, in zoology, pertains to the occiput (rear of the skull).[1] Occipital is a descriptor for several areas of animal human anatomy. External occipital protuberance Internal occipital crest Greater occipital nerve Lesser occipital …   Wikipedia

  • occipital sinus — noun : a venous sinus lodged in a groove on the internal occipital crest …   Useful english dictionary

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