Medical Dictionary

almond

noun al·mond \ˈäm-ənd, ˈam-; ˈäl-mənd, ˈal-\

Medical Definition of ALMOND

1
:  a small tree (Prunus amygdalus) of the rose family with flowers and young fruit resembling those of the peach
2
:  the drupaceous fruit of the almond; especially :  its ellipsoidal edible kernel used as a nut—compare amygdalin

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May 30, 2015
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