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amygdaline

[ uh-mig-duh-lin, -lahyn ]
/ əˈmɪg də lɪn, -ˌlaɪn /
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adjective

of, relating to, or resembling an almond.

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Origin of amygdaline

1725–35; <Latin amygdalinus<Greek amygdálinos of almonds. See amygdala, -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for amygdaline

amygdaline
/ (əˈmɪɡdəlɪn, -ˌlaɪn) /

adjective

anatomy of or relating to a tonsil
of or resembling almonds
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for amygdaline

amygdaline
[ ə-mĭgdə-lĭn, -līn′ ]

adj.

Relating to or resembling an almond.
Relating to or characteristic of a tonsil or an amygdala.
Tonsillar.
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