Synonyms and Antonyms for amygdaloid-nucleus

1. amygdaloid nucleus (n.)

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


2. amygdaloid (adj.)

shaped like an almond

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3. amygdaloid (n.)

volcanic rock in which rounded cavities formed by expanding gas have subsequently become filled with mineral deposits

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4. nucleus (n.)

a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction

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5. nucleus (n.)

the positively charged dense center of an atom

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6. nucleus (n.)

a small group of indispensable persons or things

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7. nucleus (n.)

any histologically identifiable mass of neural cell bodies in the brain or spinal cord

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8. nucleus (n.)

(astronomy) the center of the head of a comet; consists of small solid particles of ice and frozen gas that vaporizes on approaching the sun to form the coma and tail

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9. nucleus (n.)

the central structure of the lens that is surrounded by the cortex

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