SYN: occipital. [L.]

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oc·cip·i·ta·lis äk-.sip-ə-'tā-ləs n the posterior belly of the occipitofrontalis that arises from the lateral two-thirds of the superior nuchal lines and from the mastoid part of the temporal bone, inserts into the galea aponeurotica, and acts to move the scalp

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oc·cip·i·ta·lis (ok-sip″ĭ-taґlis) [L., from occiput, q.v.] 1. [TA] occipital. 2. the posterior part of the occipitofrontalis muscle.

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