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Lambdoid suture


Noun

A dense, fibrous connective tissue joint on the posterior aspect of the skull that connects the parietal bones with the occipital bone. It is continuous with the occipitomastoid suture. Its name comes from its lambda-like shape. (wikipedia.org)

Also called lambdoidal suture.

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