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amygdala

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noun amyg·da·la \ə-ˈmig-də-lə\

Medical Definition of amygdala

plural amyg·da·lae \-ˌlē, -ˌlī\play play

  1. :  the one of the four basal ganglia in each cerebral hemisphere that is part of the limbic system and consists of an almond-shaped mass of gray matter in the roof of the lateral ventricle—called also amygdaloid body, amygdaloid nucleus





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