a.1.(Chem.) Of or pertaining to almonds; derived from amygdalin; as, amygdalic acid.
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A gender difference was also observed, with men responding more aggressively to unfair suggestions than women by showing a correspondingly higher rate of amygdalic activity.
For example, O'Connor (2005) reports on recent research that used functional magnetic brain imaging of bereaved individuals and found that prolonged or complicated bereavement is associated with changes in the cortex of the brain and to increased activity in the amygdala, with resolution of grieving correlated with return of amygdalic activity to normal levels.