Occipital-lobe meaning

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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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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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The rearmost lobe of each cerebral hemisphere, containing the main visual centers of the brain.
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(anatomy) One of the four major divisions of the cerebrum of the brain, located at the back of the head.
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Origin of occipital-lobe

  • from Latin occiput 'back of the head'

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