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lambdoid

[ lam-doid ]

adjective

  1. having the shape of the Greek capital lambda.


lambdoid

/ ˈlæmdɔɪd /

adjective

  1. having the shape of the Greek letter lambda
  2. of or denoting the suture near the back of the skull between the occipital and parietal bones


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Word History and Origins

Origin of lambdoid1

1590–1600; < New Latin lambdoīdēs < Greek lambdoeidḗs. See lambda, -oid

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Word History and Origins

Origin of lambdoid1

C16: via French from Greek lambdoeidēs

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Example Sentences

Behind the wound of exit comminution of the parietal bone, extending back to the lambdoid suture, existed.

Entry (Mauser), through the lambdoid suture on the right side of the mid line.

The parietal sagittal arc, including the region where there was probably a supra-lambdoid ossicle, was about 140 mm.

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lambda pointlambdoidal suture