Definition of amygdala noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

amygdala

 noun
noun
NAmE//əˈmɪɡdələ//
 
(pl. amygdalae
NAmE//‑li//
 
)
(anatomy)
 
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either of two areas in the brain that are linked to memory, the emotions, and the sense of smell the role of the amygdala in anxiety disorders differences between the left and right amygdala
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