suboccipital

[ suhb-ok-sip-i-tl ]
/ ˌsʌb ɒkˈsɪp ɪ tl /

adjective

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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