amygdaloid amygdaloid

Definition(s):

  1. (n) volcanic rock in which rounded cavities formed by expanding gas have subsequently become filled with mineral deposits
  2. (adj) shaped like an almond

Usage(s):

  • Neurologist Walter Freeman and Surgeon Jonathan Williams tried cutting out this part (the amygdaloid nucleus).
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amalgamation amalgamation
/ə ˌmæl ɡə ˈmeɪ ʃən /