amygdaline

[uh-mig-duh-lin, -lahyn]

Origin of amygdaline

1725–35; < Latin amygdalinus < Greek amygdálinos of almonds. See amygdala, -ine1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for amygdaline

Historical Examples of amygdaline


British Dictionary definitions for amygdaline

amygdaline

adjective
  1. anatomy of or relating to a tonsil
  2. 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

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.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.