Shaped like an almond.
- The amygdaloid form is rare.
(also amygdaloid nucleus) Anatomy another term for amygdala.
- 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.
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