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Definition of «Amygdala»

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Amygdala: 1. The amygdaloid nucleus in the brain. 2. The tonsils. These structures were so named because they appeared to be shaped like an almond. From the Greek amydale (almond) + the Greek eidos (like).

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    The amygdaloid region of the brain (i.e. the amygdala) is a complex structure involved in a wide range of normal behavioral functions and psychiatric conditions.

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    The amygdala is an almond shaped mass of nuclei located deep within the temporal lobe of the brain.

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    Source: The Scientist 15[19]:20, Date: October. 1, 2001 Amygdala's Inner Workings Researchers gain new insights into this structure's emotional connections

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