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Synonyms for amygdala

Noun

1. amygdala, amygdaloid nucleus, corpus amygdaloideum, basal ganglion
usage: 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
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