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Occipital bone is found in what area of the body?


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September 11, 2007 3:10AM

The occipital bone is located on the back of the skull. The occipital protuberance can be seen/felt on the back of the head, as it is the rather large bump. This occipital bone encloses a large oval hole called the foramen magnum which allows the spinal cord to pass through.