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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.

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.

lambda

/lamb·da/ (lam´dah) point of union of the lambdoid and sagittal sutures.

λ

/λ/ (lambda, the eleventh letter of the Greek alphabet) wavelength; one of the two types of immunoglobulin light chains.

lambda

[lam′də]
1 Λ, λ, the eleventh letter of the Greek alphabet.
2 a posterior fontanel of the skull marking the point where the sagittal and lambdoidal sutures meet.

lambda

λ Symbol for:
1. Light chain–immunoglobulin.
2. Wavelength.

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.

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.

lambda

1. the eleventh letter of the Greek alphabet, λ or λ.
2. the point of union of the lambdoid and sagittal sutures of the cranium.

lambda chain
one of the two light chains of immunoglobulins; the other is κ.