Definition of suboccipital in US English:

suboccipital

adjective

Anatomy
  • 1Located below the occiput or occipital bone.

  • 2Located or occurring on the undersurface of the occipital lobe of the brain.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From sub- + occipital.

Pronunciation

suboccipital

/ˌsʌbɒkˈsɪpɪtl/