occipital bone

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a saucer-shaped membrane bone that forms the back of the skull

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treatment group; among these, the number with deformed occipital bone was statistically significant compared to the control group.
38 Skeletal abnormalities (%) Changes in the occipital bone 0 0 Short 13th rib 0 0 Hydrocephalus 0 0 Incomplete ossification 0 0 of the skull Treatment Exposure (minutes) 10 20 External abnormalities (%) Limb malformations 6.
The pressures on the frontal and occipital bones associated with annular modification could have caused a decrease in measurements if the device lay low on the forehead, closer to the nose (nasion), causing the face to compensate accordingly.
The frontal, parietal and occipital bones were translucent in the two mutant strains.
Furthermore, it involves the sphenoid and occipital bones rather than the temporal bone.
MATERIAL AND METHODS: The morphometric analysis was performed on 126 dried skulls and 50 occipital bones (separated) of North Indian subjects (Table 1).
Computed tomography (CT) of the temporal bone demonstrated a bony lesion in the left temporal and occipital bones (figure 2).
The same continued compression had an indirect effect on the skull bones, forcing the free parts to bend, especially the parietal and upper occipital bones.
This opening is formed by the jugular notches in the temporal and occipital bones.
2) Van Tilburg reviewed 144 patients with skull involvement and found that the most commonly involved bones were, in order of decreasing frequency, the frontal, sphenoid, ethmoid, parietal, temporal, and occipital bones.
The clivus, the central part of the floor of the posterior fossa, is made up of the sphenoid and occipital bones.
The occipital bone develops partly in the membrane and partly in cartilage.