Synonyms

1. amygdala

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.

Synonyms

  • visceral brain
  • amygdaloid nucleus
  • corpus amygdaloideum
  • limbic system
  • basal ganglion
  • temporal ccortex
  • limbic brain

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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.

2. Adjective
Some herbs affect brain chemistry and hormone production, which can balance amygdala function and alleviate symptoms.

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