amygdaloid


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a·myg·da·loid

(ă-mig'dă-loyd),
Resembling an almond or a tonsil.
[amygdala + G. eidos, appearance]

amygdaloid

/amyg·da·loid/ (ah-mig´dah-loid) resembling an almond, or tonsil.

amygdaloid

(ə-mĭg′də-loid′)
n.
A volcanic rock containing many amygdules.
adj. also amygdaloidal (-loi′dl)
1. Shaped like an almond.
2. Anatomy Of or relating to the amygdala.
3. Resembling a volcanic rock that contains many amygdules.

amygdaloid

[-dəloid]
resembling a tonsil.

a·myg·da·loid

(ă-mig'dă-loyd)
Resembling an almond or a tonsil.
[amygdala + G. eidos, appearance]

amygdaloid

1. Almond shaped.
2. Relating to the AMYGDALA.

a·myg·da·loid

(ă-mig'dă-loyd)
Resembling an almond or a tonsil.
[amygdala + G. eidos, appearance]
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A clear dominance of T numeric values was noticed by grouping the values of coloration degree of c-Fos immunoreactive neurons at the location R1/T1 (anterior amygdaloid area).
Conversely, activation of reward pathways is known to significantly buffer stress reactivity via the amygdaloid complex, suggesting a mechanism whereby the rewarding effects of alcohol may reduce perceived stress (Ulrich-Lai et al.
Enhancement of amygdaloid neuronal dendritic arborization by fresh leaf juice of Centella asiatica (Linn) during growth spurt period in rats.
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Convulsant properties of cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine (RDX): spontaneous audiogenic, and amygdaloid kindled seizure activity.
340) showed that activity in the amygdaloid region (the area that processes emotions and stores implicit memory) decreased while activity in the medial prefrontal cortex and cingulate sulcus (the areas responsible for cognitively conscious processing) increased during an application of a cognitive intervention in direct response to aversive visual stimuli.
The mesolimbic dopamine system is a grouping of axons that extends from the brain's amygdaloid region to the frontal, prefrontal, and anterior cingulate cortexes that regulate feelings of pleasure.
The lower amygdaloid is about 20 meters thick--the thickest of the three layers of mineralized gas pockets.
In observing the activation of the amygdaloid CRF system during abstinence from sweet foods, we understood the causes of recurrent dieting failures," said Cottone.
Effects of electrical stimulation of the amygdaloid central nucleus on neocortical arousal in the rabbit.
Amygdaloid metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 7 is involved in the acquisition of conditioned fear.
It has been found with MRI imaging that adenoma increasing for 5 years (meantime) in children, then the brain volume is lower, and there is enlargement of the celiac system and atrophia of the amygdaloid nuclei.