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a•myg•da•la



Pronunciation: (u-mig'du-lu), [key]
n.,
pl. -laePronunciation: (-lē"). [key]
Anat.
1. an almond-shaped part, as a tonsil.
2. a ganglion of the limbic system adjoining the temporal lobe of the brain and involved in emotions of fear and aggression.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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