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lambda

 [lam´dah]
1. the eleventh letter of the Greek alphabet, Λ or λ.
2. the point of union of the lambdoid and sagittal sutures.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

Λ

1. 11th letter of the Greek alphabet, lambda.
2. Symbol (λ) for Avogadro number; wavelength; radioactive constant; Ostwald solubility coefficient. Symbol for (Λ) molar conductivity of an electrolyte.
3. In chemistry, denotes the position of a substituent located on the 11th atom from the carboxyl or other functional group (λ).

lamb·da

(lam'dă),
1. The 11th letter of the Greek alphabet, λ.
2. The craniometric point at the junction of the sagittal and lambdoid sutures.
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lambda

λ Symbol for:
1. Light chain–immunoglobulin.
2. Wavelength.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

λ

Abbreviation for wavelength; radioactive constant; Ostwald solubility coefficient; Avogadro number; microliter.

Λ

, λ
The Greek letter lambda.

lamb·da

(Λ, λ) (lam'dă)
1. The 11th letter of the Greek alphabet.
2. Symbol (λ) for Avogadro number; wavelength; radioactive constant; Ostwald solubility coefficient; molar conductivity of an electrolyte (Λ).
3. chemistry The position of a substituent located on the 11th atom from the carboxyl or other functional group (λ).
4. The craniometric point at the junction of the sagittal and lambdoid sutures.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lamb·da

(lam'dă)
1. The 11th letter of the Greek alphabet.
2. Symbol (λ) for Avogadro number;wavelength;radioactive constant;Ostwald solubility coefficient; molar conductivity of an electrolyte (Λ).
3. The craniometric point at the junction of the sagittal and lambdoid sutures.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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