noun. ['ˌæmɪgˈdɑːlə'] an almond-shaped neural structure in the anterior part of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum; intimately connected with the hypothalamus and the hippocampus and the cingulate gyrus; as part of the limbic system it plays an important role in motivation and emotional behavior.
- visceral brain
- amygdaloid nucleus
- corpus amygdaloideum
- limbic system
- basal ganglion
- temporal ccortex
- limbic brain
Rhymes with Amygdala
How do you pronounce amygdala?
Pronounce amygdala as ˌæmɪgˈdɑlə.
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Sentences with amygdala
1. Noun, singular or mass
The amygdala is a part of the brain that plays a key role in emotions.
Some herbs affect brain chemistry and hormone production, which can balance amygdala function and alleviate symptoms.