amígdala

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See also: amigdala and amigdală

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amígdala f (plural amígdales)

  1. amygdala

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin amygdala, amygdalum, from Ancient Greek ἀμυγδάλη (amugdálē, almond), due to its shape.

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Noun[edit]

amígdala f (plural amígdalas)

  1. (anatomy, immunology) tonsil (small lymphatic mass on each side of the throat)
  2. (neuroanatomy) amygdala (region of the brain)

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin amygdala.

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Noun[edit]

amígdala f (plural amígdalas)

  1. (anatomy, immunology) tonsil (small lymphatic mass on each side of the throat)
  2. (neuroanatomy) amygdala (region of the brain)
  3. (geology) amygdale; amygdule (almond-shaped inclusion in igneous rock or lava)

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Further reading[edit]

  • amígdala in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin amygdala, amygdalum, from Ancient Greek ἀμυγδάλη (amugdálē, almond), due to its shape.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈmiɡdala/, [aˈmiɣðala]
  • Hyphenation: a‧míg‧da‧la

Noun[edit]

amígdala f (plural amígdalas)

  1. amygdala
  2. tonsil

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