American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The posterior lobe of each cerebral hemisphere, having the shape of a three-sided pyramid and containing the visual center of the brain.
- n. anatomy one of the four major divisions of the cerebrum of the brain, located at the back of the head
- n. that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying in the back of the head
- from Latin occiput 'back of the head' (Wiktionary)
“He was followed by Professor van Dieten who slowly and almost reverentially described the disorders that are seen in Andrias after the right temporal lobe of the brain has been removed or the occipital lobe from the left hand side.”
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