lambdoidal suture

lambdoidal suture

[lamdoi′dəl]
the interdigitating connection between the occipital bone and the parietal bones of the skull. It is continuous with the occipitomastoid suture between the occipital and the mastoid portions of the temporal bones.

lambdoidal suture,

n meeting place of the parietal and occipital bones, which is shaped like the Greek letter lambda.
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Lamboidal suture.
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Displacement of the ear posteriorly and palpation of a ridge on the lambdoidal suture would indicate a suspicion for true lambdoidal synostosis and necessitate immediate referral to a neurosurgeon.
To insert it into ventricle, the physician uses a burr hole just above the right lambdoidal suture.
The posterior fontanelle is the unossified area of the skull at the junction of the sagittal and lambdoidal sutures.