Occipital bone

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The occipital bone is a bone that makes up the lower rear section of the skull at the top of the neck.

Mastoid processTemporal styloid processCondyloid processMental foramenZygomatic archExternal acoustic meatusLower temporal lineUpper temporal lineMandibular fossaCoronal sutureLambdoid sutureFrontonasal sutureFrontomaxillary sutureSphenofrontal sutureFrontozygomatic sutureSquamous sutureSphenosquamous sutureSphenoparietal sutureParietomastoid sutureOccipitomastoid sutureFrontal boneParietal boneTemporal boneSphenoid boneEthmoid boneLacrimal boneZygomatic boneNasal boneMaxillaOccipital boneOccipital boneMandibleTeeth'The bones of the skull viewed from the side with links to the individual bones.'

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The bones of the skull viewed from the side.

Superior nuchal lineMedian nuchal lineInferior nuchal lineHighest nuchal lineNuchal linesNuchal linesNuchal linesNuchal lines'The outer surface features of the occipital bone on the back of the skull.'

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The occipital bone viewed from below and to the rear.

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