Definition of amygdala noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əˈmɪɡdələ//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈmɪɡdələ//
(pl. amygdalae
BrE BrE//əˈmɪɡdəliː//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈmɪɡdəliː//
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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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