[ uh-mig-duh-lin, -lahyn ]
/ əˈmɪg də lɪn, -ˌlaɪn /
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of, relating to, or resembling an almond.
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Example sentences from the Web for amygdaline
Amygdalin, Amygdaline, a-mig′da-lin, n. a crystalline principle existing in the kernel of bitter almonds.
British Dictionary definitions for amygdaline
/ (əˈmɪɡdəlɪn, -ˌlaɪn) /
anatomy of or relating to a tonsil
of or resembling almonds
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Medical definitions for amygdaline
[ ə-mĭg′də-lĭn, -līn′ ]
Relating to or resembling an almond.
Relating to or characteristic of a tonsil or an amygdala.
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