amygdaline


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a·myg·da·line

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

[Latin amygdalinus, from Greek amugdalinos, from amugdalē, almond.]

amygdaline

(əˈmɪɡdəlɪn; -ˌlaɪn)
adj
1. (Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to a tonsil
2. (Cookery) of or resembling almonds
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Adj.1.amygdaline - related to or resembling an almondamygdaline - related to or resembling an almond  
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lactis [5805.sup.T] excepting maltose and A-acetyl glucosamine, but their ribose, D-Xylose, mannitol and amygdaline fermentation patterns differed from those of the other two subspecies (Table 2).
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.