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 (ə-mĭg′də-lĭn, -līn′)
Of, relating to, or resembling an almond.

[Latin amygdalinus, from Greek amugdalinos, from amugdalē, almond.]
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(əˈmɪɡdəlɪn; -ˌlaɪn)
1. (Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to a tonsil
2. (Cookery) of or resembling almonds
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The results obtained from this study showed that the use of kaolin as feed additive reduced cost of total feed consumed [5] who used poultry litter in rabbit diets and bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdaline) in broiler chicken diets, respectively, other unconventional feed ingredients and reported better economic performances.
Bitter almonds have anti-cancer compounds like amygdaline; but their consumption should not exceed one or two kernels.