Planum occipitale

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Bone: Planum occipitale
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Occipital bone at birth.
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Occipital bone. Outer surface.
Gray's subject #31 130
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That part of the squama occipitalis which lies above the highest nuchal lines is named the planum occipitale (or occipital plane), and is covered by the Occipitalis muscle.

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