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The bone that forms the back and base of the skull, and through which the spinal cord passes.
- ‘The skull has a roughen surface to the parietal bone and the occipital bone.’
- ‘When this slip inserts onto the occipital bone or mastoid process it is named splenius capitis accessorius.’
- ‘They may extend from the spines of one or two cervical vertebrae and ligamentum nuchae to the occipital bone.’
- ‘In general, neoplasms of the occipital bone are rather infrequent when compared to other bones of the skull.’
- ‘The anterior part of the upper lordosis is covered by a small muscular chain (three muscles) running from the occipital bone to T4.’
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