occipito- pref.
Occiput; occipital: occipitofrontal.


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    occipitoanterior position oc·cip·i·to·an·te·ri·or position (ŏk-sĭp’ĭ-tō-ān-tēr’ē-ər) n. A cephalic presentation of the fetus with the occiput turned toward either the right or left front quarter of the mother’s pelvis.

  • Occipitofacial

    occipitofacial oc·cip·i·to·fa·cial (ŏk-sĭp’ĭ-tō-fā’shəl) adj. Of or relating to the occiput and the face.

  • Occipitofrontal

    occipitofrontal oc·cip·i·to·fron·tal (ŏk-sĭp’ĭ-tō-frŭn’tl) adj.

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    occipitofrontal diameter n. The diameter of the fetal head from the external occipital protuberance to the most prominent point of the frontal bone in the midline.

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