Lambdoid Lamb"doid, a. [Gr. ?, la`mbda the letter lambda ([Lambda]) + e"i^dos shape.] Shaped like the Greek letter lambda ([Lambda]); as, the lambdoid suture between the occipital and parietal bones of the skull. [1913 Webster]

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  • lambdoid — [lam′doid΄] adj. [Gr lambdoeidēs: see LAMBDA & OID] shaped like the Greek lambda (λ); specif., designating the suture that connects the occipital and the parietal bones of the skull …   English World dictionary

  • Lambdoid suture — Infobox Bone Name = PAGENAME Latin = sutura lambdoidea GraySubject = 32 GrayPage = 132 Caption = Side view of the skull. ( Lambdoidal suture visible at right.) System = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = s 30 DorlandsSuf = 12774079 The… …   Wikipedia

  • lambdoid — /lam doyd/, adj. having the shape of the Greek capital lambda. Also, lambdoidal. [1590 1600; < NL lambdoides < Gk lambdoeidés. See LAMBDA, OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • lambdoid — adjective shaped like the Greek letter lambda …   Wiktionary

  • lambdoid — Resembling the Greek letter lambda (λ), as does the l. suture. [lambda + G. eidos, resemblance] * * * lamb·doid lam .dȯid or lamb·doi·dal .lam dȯid əl adj having the Lambda or lambda shape of the Greek letter lambda esp of, relating to, or… …   Medical dictionary

  • lambdoid — shaped like the letter lambda (^) or “L” Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • lambdoid — adj. shaped like the Greek letter lambda …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lambdoid — lamb·doid …   English syllables

  • lambdoid — /ˈlæmdɔɪd/ (say lamdoyd) adjective having the shape of the Greek capital lambda (Λ). Also, lambdoidal /læmˈdɔɪdl/ (say lam doydl). {New Latin lambdoīdēs, from Greek lambdoeidēs. See lambda, oid} …  

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