squama occipitalis

squama occipitalis
[TA] squamous part of occipital bone: the largest of the four parts of the occipital bone, extending from the posterior edge of the foramen magnum to the lambdoid suture, its external surface bearing the external occipital protuberance and nuchal lines.

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