amyg·​dule | \ əˈmigˌd(y)ül, ˈamig- \
variants: or less commonly amygdale \ -​ˌdā(ə)l \
plural -s

Definition of amygdule

: one of the rounded nodules occurring in an amygdaloid

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First Known Use of amygdule

1847, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amygdule

irregular from amygdal- + -ule

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“Amygdule.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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