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suboccipital

[suhb-ok-sip-i-tl]
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  1. situated below the occipital bone or the occipital lobe of the brain.
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Origin of suboccipital

1725–35; < New Latin suboccipitālis; see sub-, occipital
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  • Suboccipital, sub-ok-sip′i-tal, adj. situated behind the occiput, or on the under surface of the occipital lobe of the brain.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

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