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An amygdule.

[From Latin amygdala, almond; see amygdala.]


(əˈmɪɡdeɪl) or


(Geological Science) a vesicle in a volcanic rock, formed from a bubble of escaping gas, that has become filled with light-coloured minerals, such as quartz and calcite
[C19: from Greek: almond]
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MRI scans usually show diffuse, unilateral or bilateral involvement of the frontal or temporal lobes with the cingulate gyrus, insular cortices or amygdales and hypothalamus.
Ce reseau recouvre des circuits impliques dans la prise de decision et la regulation des emotions, dont les amygdales, la region fusiforme specialisee dans le traitement des visages, le cortex cingulaire anterieur et le cortex prefrontal dorsolateral (4).
5) of these thin sections showed that magnetic anomalies match with locations of amygdales (similarly to Kletetschka et al.
Considering the real and possible (medical and social) consequences of the described alternations, at one hand, and the "protectoral" function of fear, when a person is faced with a certain risk or an unpleasant intervention and another social role of amygdales, on the other, we do not find enough arguments that fear or disgust can be rejected as nonscientific or irrational human reactions.
Les personnes souffrant des amygdales, de diarrhee, de mauvaise haleine, de maux d'estomac et autres peuvent egalement etre a l'origine de contagion[beaucoup plus grand que], a-t-il prevenu.
This study was aimed at recognising natural zeolites filling amygdales and veins in tertiary basaltic host rocks on the Isle of Skye (NW Scotland) for their mineralogical characterisation and determining the sequence of zeolite formation of and that of associated minerals.
An obvious example in metabasite is where amygdales contain a variety of individual minerals or mineral assemblages.
il avale avec peine, comme s'il avait les amygdales enflees.
Among similar localities in the vicinity, the zeolite locality of Pusty vrch (Schie-chenberg) near Folknafe is characterized by the presence of thomsonite, chabazite, phillipsite and gismondine occurring in amygdales of a lava flow of "leucite" tephrite composition (Tucek 1962).
On parle de pharyngite quand la gorge et les amygdales sont atteintes dans leur ensemble.
Elle a ete orientee vers le service ORL a l'hopital Mustapha pour un suivi et peut-etre une ablation des amygdales.