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lambdoid

[lam-doid] /ˈlæm dɔɪd/
adjective
1.
having the shape of the Greek capital lambda.
Also, lambdoidal.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < New Latin lambdoīdēs < Greek lambdoeidḗs. See lambda, -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for lambdoidal

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
Word Origin
C16: via French from Greek lambdoeidēs
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lambdoidal in Medicine

lambdoid lamb·doid (lām'doid')
adj.

  1. Having the shape of the Greek letter lambda.

  2. Relating to the deeply serrated suture.

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