Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary

lambdoid

play
adjective lamb·doid \ˈlam-ˌdȯid\

Medical Definition of lambdoid

  1. :  having the Λ or λ shape of the Greek letter lambda; especially :  of, relating to, or being the lambda-shaped suture that connects the occipital and parietal bones



Illustration of lambdoid

Variants of lambdoid

or lamb·doi·dal \ˌlam-ˈdȯid-əl\play

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up lambdoid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 7, 2016

a slight offense

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

kittly-benders spindrift duvet pince-nez
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ