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[ok-suh-puht, -puh t] /ˈɒk səˌpʌt, -pət/

noun, plural occiputs, occipita
[ok-sip-i-tuh] /ɒkˈsɪp ɪ tə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
the back part of the head or skull.
/ˈɒksɪˌpʌt; -pət/
noun (pl) occiputs, occipita (ɒkˈsɪpɪtə)
the back part of the head or skull

occiput oc·ci·put (ŏk’sə-pŭt’, -pət)
n. pl. oc·ci·puts or oc·cip·i·ta (ŏk-sĭp’ĭ-tə)
The back part of the head or skull.


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