External_occipital_protuberance

External occipital protuberance

Near the middle of the occipital squama is the external occipital protuberance, and extending lateralward from it on either side is the superior nuchal line, and above this the faintly marked highest nuchal line.

The inion is the highest point of the external occipital protuberance.

External links

  • http://www.upstate.edu/cdb/grossanat/hnsklatob1.shtml

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