Asked in Skeletal System
Occipital bone is found in what area of the body?
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.