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- noun The posterior lobe of each cerebral hemisphere, having the shape of a three-sided pyramid and containing the visual center of the brain.
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- noun anatomy one of the four major divisions of the
cerebrumof the brain, located at the back of the head
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- noun that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying in the back of the head
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from Latin occiput 'back of the head'
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