shaped like the Greek lambda (?); specif., designating the suture that connects the occipital and the parietal bones of the skull
Origin of lambdoidClassical Greek lambdoeid?s: see lambda and -oid
- Having the shape of the Greek letter lambda.
- Anatomy Relating to the deeply serrated suture in the skull between the parietal bones and the occipital bone.
(comparative more lambdoid, superlative most lambdoid)
- Shaped like the Greek letter lambda:
from the Greek letter λάμδα (lambda)