lambdoid suture

lambdoid suture
sutura lambdoidea.

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  • 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 — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Suture (joint) — This article is about joints in the bones of the cranium. There is also an article about sutures as features of a wide range of animals. Suture also has other meanings in other contexts: Surgical suture, to describe stitches and other techniques… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Suture — The word suture has several uses in medicine, including: {{}}Cranial suture A type of joint between the bones of the skull where the bones are held tightly together by fibrous tissue. A surgical suture Thread like material used to sew tissue… …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • Frontal suture — Bone: Frontal suture Skull at birth, seen from above …   Wikipedia

  • Coronal suture — Side view of the skull. ( Coronal suture visible near top.) …   Wikipedia

  • Occipitomastoid suture — Side view of the skull. (Occipitomastoid suture identified with arrow.) …   Wikipedia

  • Craniosynostosis — Classification and external resources Child with premature closure (craniosynostosis) of the lambdoid suture. Notice the swelling on the right side of the head ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

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