Amygdala
Amygdala A*myg"da*la ([.a]*m[i^]g"d[.a]*l[.a]), n.; pl. {-l[ae]} (-l[=e]). [L., an almond, fr. Gr. 'amygda`lh. See {Almond}.] 1. An almond. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. (Anat.) (a) One of the tonsils of the pharynx. (b) One of the rounded prominences of the lower surface of the lateral hemispheres of the cerebellum, each side of the vallecula. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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