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Definition of Lambdoid

Lambdoid
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.

Meaning of Lambdoid from wikipedia

- The lambdoid suture (or lambdoidal suture) is a dense, fibrous connective tissue joint on the posterior aspect of the skull that connects the parietal...
- Compensatory growth occurs forward at the coronal suture and backward at the lambdoid suture giving respectively a prominent forehead, called frontal bossing...
- Denticulate sutures – the edges slot into each other as in a finger joint. Eg: Lambdoid suture. Most sutures are named for the bones they articulate, but some...
- The posterior fontanelle (lambdoid fontanelle, occipital fontanelle) is a gap between bones in the human skull (known as fontanelle), triangular in form...
- bones or sutural bones. Most commonly these are found in the course of the lambdoid suture. The human skull is generally considered to consist of twenty-two...
- bones; the two coronal, between the frontal and parietal bones; and the two lambdoid, between the posterior margins of the parietal bones and upper margin of...
- occipital bone, forming half of the lambdoid suture. That point where the sagittal suture intersects the lambdoid suture is called the lambda, because...
- forms the posterior part of the jugular foramen. Lambdoid suture Occipitomastoid suture The lambdoid suture joins the occipital bone to the parietal bones...
- unusual, are not rare. They occur most frequently in the course of the lambdoid suture, which is more tortuous than other sutures. They are also occasionally...
- begins to close at age twenty nine, starting at where it intersects at the lambdoid suture and working forward. By age thirty five, the suture is completely...