amygdalectomy

amygdalectomy

(1) An older synonym for tonsillectomy. 
(2) Excision of the cerebellar amygdalae.
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Other factors not retained in the final logistic regression model include: father's education, child sleeping in his own bed, having an electrical vacuum cleaner, number of persons per chamber, measles, breastfeeding, feather pillow, wood heating, butane heating, coal heating, spongy pillow, amygdalectomy, infancy daycare, public school, having a servant at home, electricity heating, central heating and feather pillow.
According to this view, findings about face identity processing will not necessarily generalize to the domain of emotion perception (see also findings on patients with amygdalectomy [33] or acquired prosopagnosia [34]).
Medial and lateral amygdalectomy differentially influences consummatory negative contrast.