noun, plural oc·ci·puts, oc·cip·i·ta [ok-sip-i-tuh] /ɒkˈsɪp ɪ tə/. Anatomy.
Origin of occiput
Examples from the Web for occiput
Gratarola maintained that a great protuberance of the occiput indicated a good memory.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
From the occiput to the os frontis, his head was quite level and extraordinarily long.
Pressive pain from without inward in the occiput high up on walking.
In the skull the occiput is convex; the orbits are very large and deep, and the supra-orbital ridges prominent.A Hand-book to the Primates, Volume 2 (of 2)|Henry O. Forbes
His forehead was lofty and unfurrowed; his head long, the occiput feeble.The Life Of Thomas Paine, Vol. II. (of II)|Moncure Daniel Conway