Definitions for occipital lobe
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the most posterior lobe of each cerebral hemisphere, behind the parietal and temporal lobes.
Origin of occipital lobe:
occipital lobe, occipital cortex(noun)
that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying in the back of the head
one of the four major divisions of the cerebrum of the brain, located at the back of the head
Origin: from Latin occiput 'back of the head'
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Posterior part of the cerebral hemisphere.
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