Definition of Amygdaline

1. Adjective. Related to or resembling an almond.

Partainyms: Almond



Definition of Amygdaline

1. a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, almonds.

Medical Definition of Amygdaline

1. 1. Relating to an almond. 2. Relating to a tonsil, or to the brain structure called amygdala or amygdaloid nuclear complex. Synonym: tonsillar. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amygdaline

amygdalaceous
amygdalae
amygdalar
amygdalas
amygdalase
amygdalate
amygdalates
amygdale
amygdales
amygdalic
amygdalic acid
amygdaliferous
amygdaliform
amygdalin
amygdalin beta(1-6)glucosidase
amygdaline (current term)
amygdalins
amygdalohippocampectomies
amygdalohippocampectomy
amygdaloid
amygdaloid body
amygdaloid complex
amygdaloid fossa
amygdaloid nucleus
amygdaloid tubercle
amygdaloidal
amygdaloids
amygdaloside
amygdalotomy
amygdals

Literary usage of Amygdaline

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1. First principles of chemistry for the use of colleges and schools: For the by Benjamin Silliman (1861)
"amygdaline.—This substance exists in the proportion of four or five per cent, in bitter almonds; it is also met with in the kernels of peaches and cherries, ..."

2. Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes (1847)
"In water, both hot and cold, amygdaline is very soluble; a hot saturated ... The decomposition of amygdaline under the influence of this body may be ..."

3. Handbook of Organic Chemistry: For the Use of Students by William Gregory, J. Milton Sanders (1857)
"... as sweet almonds are of amygdaline, they yield none of the oil. It has very recently been shown by Hubatka and Wertheim, that the essential oils of ..."

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