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


of, relating to, or resembling an almond.

Nearby words

amygdalate, amygdale, amygdalic, amygdaliform, amygdalin, amygdaline, amygdaloid, amygdaloid fossa, amygdaloid nucleus, amygdaloidal, amygdaloside

Origin of amygdaline

1725–35; < Latin amygdalinus < Greek amygdálinos of almonds. See amygdala, -ine1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for amygdaline

  • 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)|Various

British Dictionary definitions for amygdaline


/ (əˈmɪɡdəlɪn, -ˌlaɪn) /


anatomy of or relating to a tonsil
of or resembling almonds
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Medicine definitions for amygdaline


[ ə-mĭgdə-lĭn, -līn′ ]


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