amygdaline

amygdaline

[uh-mig-duh-lin, -lahyn]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or resembling an almond.

Origin:
1725–35; < Latin amygdalinus < Greek amygdálinos of almonds. See amygdala, -ine1

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amygdaline (əˈmɪɡdəlɪn, -ˌlaɪn)
 
adj
1.  anatomy of or relating to a tonsil
2.  of or resembling almonds

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amygdaline a·myg·da·line (ə-mĭg'də-lĭn, -līn')
adj.

  1. Relating to or resembling an almond.

  2. Relating to or characteristic of a tonsil or an amygdala.

  3. Tonsillar.

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