Lambda (anatomy)

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Lambda (anatomy)
Side view of head, showing surface relations of bones. (Lambda labeled at center right.)
Gray's subject #32 135
Dorlands/Elsevier l_02/12475589

The occipital angle is rounded and corresponds with the point of meeting of the sagittal and lambdoidal sutures—a point which is termed the lambda; in the fetus this part of the skull is membranous, and is called the posterior fontanelle.

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