Definition of occipital bone noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

occipital bone

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ɒkˈsɪpɪtl bəʊn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɑːkˈsɪpɪtl boʊn//
 
(anatomy)
 
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the bone which forms the back and base of the skull
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: occipital bone