amygdal
, =a, -o (G). An almond

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  • amygdal- — ⇒AMYGDAL , élément préf. Élément préf. du lat. amygdala (amande), utilisé notamment pour la formation de termes de bot., de chim. et de minéralogie. A. BOTANIQUE amygdalé, ée, ées, adj. et subst. fém. plur. « 1. qui ressemble à un amandier. 2.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • amygdal — /ə migˈdəl/ noun (obsolete) An almond ORIGIN: L amygdala, from Gr amygdalē almond • • • amygˈdala noun (pl amygˈdalae / ē/) (zoology) 1. A lobe of the cerebellum 2. One of the palatal tonsils amygdalāˈceous or amygˈdalate …   Useful english dictionary

  • amygdal- — combining form or amygdalo Etymology: Latin amygdal , from amygdala 1. : almond : almond family amygdalase …   Useful english dictionary

  • amygdal(o)- — [Gr. amygdalē almond] a combining form denoting relationship to an almond shaped structure or to the tonsil …   Medical dictionary

  • Amygdala — For other uses, see Amygdala (disambiguation). Brain: Amygdala Location of the amygdala in the human brain …   Wikipedia

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  • Kirschwasser — Kirschwasser, 1) (Aqua cerasorum), destillirtes Wasser, durch Abziehen von Wasser über zerstoßenen Vogelkirschen od. auch anderen Kirschen erhalten, verdankt seinen Geschmack aber blos den Kirschkernen; wird nach den meisten neueren Pharmakopöen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • amygdala — /euh mig deuh leuh/, n., pl. amygdalae / lee /. 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. [bef. 950; < ML: almond,… …   Universalium

  • amygdalate — /euh mig deuh lit, layt /, adj. pertaining to, resembling, or made of almonds. [1650 60; < L amygdal(a) ALMOND + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • amygdalic — /am ig dal ik/, adj. 1. of almonds. 2. Chem. of or derived from amygdalin or amygdalic acid. [1855 60; < L amygdal(a) ALMOND + IC] * * * …   Universalium

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