amygdaloid nucleus


Definition: Meaning of, amygdaloid nucleus in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / əˈmɪɡdəlɔɪd ˈnjuːklɪəs /

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amygdaloid nucleus amygdaloid nuclei
  1. an almond-shaped neural structure in the anterior part of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum; intimately connected with the hypothalamus and the hippocampus and the cingulate gyrus; as part of the limbic system it plays an important role in motivation and emotional behaviour
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