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amygdaline

[uh-mig-duh-lin, -lahyn]
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adjective
  1. 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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Historical Examples

  • Amygdalin, Amygdaline, a-mig′da-lin, n. a crystalline principle existing in the kernel of bitter almonds.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

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British Dictionary definitions for amygdaline

amygdaline

adjective
  1. anatomy of or relating to a tonsil
  2. of or resembling almonds
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amygdaline in Medicine

amygdaline

(ə-mĭgdə-lĭn, -līn′)
adj.
  1. Relating to or resembling an almond.
  2. Relating to or characteristic of a tonsil or an amygdala.
  3. Tonsillar.
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