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Synonyms for amygdaloid

volcanic rock in which rounded cavities formed by expanding gas have subsequently become filled with mineral deposits

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shaped like an almond

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Conversely, activation of reward pathways is known to significantly buffer stress reactivity via the amygdaloid complex, suggesting a mechanism whereby the rewarding effects of alcohol may reduce perceived stress (Ulrich-Lai et al.
1956), "Behavioural Changes Associated with Ablation of the Amygdaloid Complex in Monkeys", Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 49 : 381-91.
Enhancement of amygdaloid neuronal dendritic arborization by fresh leaf juice of Centella asiatica (Linn) during growth spurt period in rats.
Effects of electrical stimulation of the amygdaloid central nucleus on neocortical arousal in the rabbit.
It has been found with MRI imaging that adenoma increasing for 5 years (meantime) in children, then the brain volume is lower, and there is enlargement of the celiac system and atrophia of the amygdaloid nuclei.
In the adult rat, a high density of OT receptors is found in the dorsal peduncular cortex, the anterior olfactory nucleus, the islands of Calleja and ventral pallidum cell groups, the limbic system (bed nucleus of the stria terminalis, central amygdaloid nucleus, ventral subiculum), and the hypothalamic ventromedial nucleus [2,32].
Deficits in amygdaloid CAMP-responsive element-binding protein signaling play a role in genetic predisposition to anxiety and alcoholism.
Because the shorter amygdaloid pathway transmits signals more than twice as fast as the neocortex route, the thinking brain often cannot intervene in time to stop emotional responses (Greenberg, 2002, p.
Besides a small number of supposed amber scarabs from the Eighteenth Dynasty (Hood 1993: 230) and an amygdaloid engraved amber seal from Mycenae (Hughes-Brock 1993:221), the only examples of figurative amber artefacts are two allegedly Neo-Assyrian statuettes of unknown provenance and highly disputed authenticity (Muscarella 2000: 177-8; Beck 1979) and a small lion figurine from Akhziv (Todd 1985: 293), probably dating to the ninth century BC.
New findings by Terenzi and Ingram (55) seem to support this in the following way: in rat central and medial amygdaloid nuclei, administration of OT first increases firing rate, but when repeated, leads to receptor desensitization.
Many of the amygdaloid nuclei can be distinguished based on differences in size, packing density, and staining intensity of their constituent neurons m Nissl preparation.
Much more important in the long run were the deposits of finely disseminated metal in amygdaloid and conglomerate rock.
Stage 17: The Future Olfactory Bulbs and the First Amygdaloid Nuclei.
A previous study showed that the morphological changes induced by 50 pM CORT, which is a higher concentration than the physiological concentration of CORT, in hippocampal and amygdaloid cell lines (Xu et al.
Central and medial amygdaloid brain-derived neurotrophic factor signaling plays a critical role in alcohol-drinking and anxiety-like behaviors.