Paroccipital Par`oc*cip"i*tal, a. [Pref. para- + occipital.] (Anat.) Situated near or beside the occipital condyle or the occipital bone; paramastoid; -- applied especially to a process of the skull in some animals. [1913 Webster]

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  • paroccipital — I. |par + adjective Etymology: para (I) + occipital : located at the side of the occipital bone or in the lateral aspect of the occipital region used chiefly of a bony element or process II. noun ( s) : a paroccipital part …   Useful english dictionary

  • paroccipital — Near or beside the occipital bone or the occiput. [para + occipital] * * * par·oc·cip·i·tal (par″ok sipґĭ təl) [para + occipital] near the occipital bone …   Medical dictionary

  • paroccipital — par·occipital …   English syllables

  • paramastoid process of occipital bone — paroccipital process of occipital bone processus paramastoideus ossis occipitalis …   Medical dictionary

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  • Paramastoid — Par a*mas toid, a. [Pref. para + mastoid.] (Anat.) Situated beside, or near, the mastoid portion of the temporal bone; paroccipital; applied especially to a process of the skull in some animals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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