amygdaloid nucleus definition

  • noun:
    • See amygdala.
    • an almond-shaped neural framework inside anterior part of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum; intimately related to the hypothalamus as well as the hippocampus while the cingulate gyrus; included in the limbic system it plays a crucial role in motivation and mental behavior

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