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Definition of Amygdaloid

Amygdaloid
Amygdaloid A*myg"da*loid, n. [Gr. ? almond + -oid: cf. F. amygdalo["i]de.] (Min.) A variety of trap or basaltic rock, containing small cavities, occupied, wholly or in part, by nodules or geodes of different minerals, esp. agates, quartz, calcite, and the zeolites. When the imbedded minerals are detached or removed by decomposition, it is porous, like lava.
Amygdaloid
Amygdaloid A*myg"da*loid, Amygdaloidal A*myg`da*loid"al, a. 1. Almond-shaped. 2. Pertaining to, or having the nature of, the rock amygdaloid.

Meaning of Amygdaloid from wikipedia

- Amygdaloid, derived from the ancient Gr**** for almond, can refer to: the amygdala in the brain any almond, shape Amygdule, or amygdale, a mineral filled...
- The amygdala (/əˈmɪɡdələ/; plural: amygdalae /əˈmɪɡdəli, -laɪ/ or amygdalas; also corpus amygdaloideum; Latin from Gr****, ἀμυγδαλή, amygdalē, 'almond'...
- The Amygdaloids, an American rock band from New York City, are four New York University scientists: Joseph LeDoux, vocals and guitar, Tyler Volk, lead...
- resulting from bilateral lesions of the medial temporal lobe (including amygdaloid nucleus). Klüver–Bucy syndrome may present with compulsive eating, hyper****uality...
- Amygdaloid Island is an island in Lake Superior off the northeastern s**** of Isle Royale. It is within the boundary of Isle Royale National Park, a national...
- rhinencephalon consisting of paleocortex. It is a cortical-like nucleus of the amygdaloid complex. Though considered a nucleus, the periamygdalar area is more commonly...
- Precambrian basalt lava flows. The ore horizons are known locally as amygdaloids, after the amygdaloidal-shaped gas bubbles in the lavas that filled with...
- emotional processing of input from sensory systems and consists of the amygdaloid nuclear complex (amygdala), mammillary bodies, stria medullaris, central...
- formerly been referred to as archistriatum, and before this epistriatum or amygdaloid complex, and a recent change of nomenclature has divided the region into...
- comparative neuroanatomist J.B.Johnston in his 1923 paper on the mammalian amygdaloid region, referring to the locus at the medial hemispheric wall that 'closes'...
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