Definition of amygdaloid in English:

amygdaloid

Line breaks: amyg¦dal|oid
Pronunciation: /əˈmɪɡdəlɔɪd
 
/

adjective

technical
Shaped like an almond.
More example sentences
  • The amygdaloid form is rare.

noun

Back to top  
(also amygdaloid nucleus) Anatomy another term for amygdala.
More example sentences
  • However, we do know that breathing can be ‘driven’ by activation of the amygdaloid nucleus within the limbic system - a complex brain area concerned with feeling and emotions.
  • Within the temporal lobe, the amygdaloid nucleus is seen.
  • The amygdaloid nuclei project to ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus via the stria terminalis.

Definition of amygdaloid in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day vituperate
Pronunciation: vɪˈtjuːpəreɪt
verb
blame or insult (someone) in strong language...