Origin and Etymology of amygdaloid
Greek amygdaloeidēs, from amygdalē
First Known Use: 1836
Medical Definition of amygdaloid
2: of, relating to, or affecting the amygdala : amygdalar <amygdaloid lesions> <This raises the possibility that stress-induced elevation in GC [glucocorticoid] secretion might directly affect amygdaloid neurons.—Rupshi Mitra and Robert M. Sapolsky, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 8 Apr. 2008>
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