Translation of occiput in Spanish:

occiput

occipucio, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɒksɪpʌt//ˈɑksəpət/

noun

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    occipucio masculine
    • The helmet alleviates the pressure on the flattened area of the occiput and allows the skull to grow faster in the desired directions.
    • At surgery, there was a significant deformity of the cranial vault at the level of the occiput and first and second cervical vertebrae.
    • The supraoccipital is essentially an unpaired dermal bone of the occiput.
    • In their study, the highest interface pressures occurred under the occiput in young children and under the sacrum in older children.
    • The left hip is more commonly affected, presumably because of the left occiput anterior position of most vertex-presenting newborns.