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Definition of Amygdaloid

Amygdaloid: Like an almond. Almond-shaped. As the amygdaloid nucleus in the brain, a structure that anatomists thought resembled an almond. Amygdaloid is pronounced in three syllables: amyg da loid. From the Greek amydale (almond) + the Greek eidos (like).

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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