Amygdalic
Amygdalic Am`yg*dal"ic, a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to almonds; derived from amygdalin; as, amygdalic acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • amygdalic — /am ig dal ik/, adj. 1. of almonds. 2. Chem. of or derived from amygdalin or amygdalic acid. [1855 60; < L amygdal(a) ALMOND + IC] * * * amygdalic, a. Chem. (æmɪgˈdælɪk) [f. L. amygdala + ic.] Of or pertaining to …   Useful english dictionary

  • amygdalic — /am ig dal ik/, adj. 1. of almonds. 2. Chem. of or derived from amygdalin or amygdalic acid. [1855 60; < L amygdal(a) ALMOND + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • amygdalic — adj. (Anatomy) of an amygdala (almond shaped part of the body) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • amygdalic acid — Chem. See mandelic acid. * * * …   Universalium

  • amygdalic acid — Chem. See mandelic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amygdalate — A*myg da*late, n. 1. (Med.) An emulsion made of almonds; milk of almonds. Bailey. Coxe. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) A salt amygdalic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mandelic acid — /man del ik, dee lik/, Chem. any of three stereoisomeric acids having the formula C8H8O3, esp. dl mandelic acid, a white, crystalline, slightly water soluble solid obtainable from amygdalin: used chiefly in medicine as an antiseptic. Also called… …   Universalium

  • amygdalate — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to almonds. Cyanide is known for its amygdalate flavor. 2. noun Any salt or ester of amygdalic acid …   Wiktionary

  • mandelic acid — noun 2 phenyl 2 hydroxyacetic acid, CHCH(OH)COOH; originally extracted from bitter almonds, it has antibacterial and bacteriostatic properties. Syn: amygdalic acid …   Wiktionary

  • neurocinematics — n. The neurological study of a person s mental state and reactions while being exposed to different film styles. Also: neuro cinematics. neurocinematic adj. neurocinema n. Example Citations: Princeton University psychology professor Uri Hasson… …   New words

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