external occipital crest


A ridge extending from the external occipital protuberance to the border of the great foramen.

Nearby words

  1. external iliac vein,
  2. external intercostal muscle,
  3. external jugular vein,
  4. external nasal vein,
  5. external obturator muscle,
  6. external ophthalmopathy,
  7. external ophthalmoplegia,
  8. external phase,
  9. external pudendal vein,
  10. external relation

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