[ lam-doid ]
/ ˈlæm dɔɪd /
having the shape of the Greek capital lambda.
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Also lamb·doi·dal [lam-doid-l] /læmˈdɔɪd l/ .
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Example sentences from the Web for lambdoid
Entry (Mauser), through the lambdoid suture on the right side of the mid line.
Behind the wound of exit comminution of the parietal bone, extending back to the lambdoid suture, existed.
British Dictionary definitions for lambdoid
/ (ˈlæmdɔɪd) /
having the shape of the Greek letter lambda
of or denoting the suture near the back of the skull between the occipital and parietal bones
Word Origin for lambdoid
C16: via French from Greek lambdoeidēs
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Medical definitions for lambdoid
[ lăm′doid′ ]
Having the shape of the Greek letter lambda.
Relating to the deeply serrated suture.
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