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occipital region
(English) The posteriormost part of the neurocranium, comprising the exocciptals, basioccipital, occipital, dermosupraoccipital and supraoccipital bones, enclosing a large part of the brain and the membraneous labyrinth and connecting to the vertebral column.

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