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Synonyms for amygdaloid

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

Related Words

shaped like an almond

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Therefore, VAChT-rich presynaptic cholinergic nerve terminals were thought to be widely distributed in various brain regions, including the cerebral cortex, striatum, diagonal band, hippocampus, thalamus, amygdaloid nucleus, cerebellum, and nuclei of cranial nerves.
Aguilera, "Hypothalamic and amygdaloid corticotrophin-releasing hormone (CRH) and CRH receptor-1 mRNA expression in the stress-hyporesponsive late pregnant and early lactating rat," Brain Research Molecular Brain Research, vol.
Matsumoto, "Up-regulation of galanin and corticotrophin-releasing hormone mRNAs in the key hypothalamic and amygdaloid nuclei in a mouse model of visceral pain," Regulatory Peptides, vol.
Rechardt et al., "Colocalization of peptide and glucocorticoid receptor immunoreactivities in rat central amygdaloid nucleus," Neuroendocrinology, vol.
Ordway, "Dopaminergic abnormalities in amygdaloid nuclei in major depression: A postmortem study," Biological Psychiatry, vol.
Fernandez-Mas, "Preemptive effect of nucleus of the solitary tract stimulation on amygdaloid kindling in freely moving cats," Epilepsia, vol.
Acute tryptophan depletion in healthy volunteers during rectal stimuli to induce IBS-like processing of stressful pain altered hormonal response and decreased negative amygdaloid feedback to, for example, ACC, which yielded hypervigilance and amplified pain scores [11-13].
Following intranasal inoculation of mice, HSV spreads via the olfactory and trigeminal routes to the piriform cortex, thalamus, amygdaloid nucleus, and medial hypothalamic nuclei which comprise the limbic region of the brain that is known to support a variety of functions including memory, emotion, behavior, and olfaction [9-13].
This loop was termed the limbic lobe and included the cingulate and parahippocampal gyri and the hippocampal formation, part of the amygdaloid nucleus, the hypothalamus, and the anterior nucleus of the thalamus.
(12) In alternative psychosis, amygdaloid and limbic kindling has been proposed as the mechanism that causes psychosis once seizures are well controlled.
PET in healthy subjects has shown a decrease in the relative cerebral glucose metabolism in the amygdaloid complex, hippocampal formation, and ventral striatum with fluoxetine when compared to a placebo (15).
They address the role of the amygdala in the early development of behavior, research on the amygdala and fear in rodents, the neuroanatomical organization of the amygdaloid complex, studies on nonhuman primates affecting current understanding of the role of the amygdala in emotional regulation, studies on rhesus monkeys, the effects of losing amygdala function in relation to anxiety and cognitive and emotional behavior, Urbach-Wiethe syndrome, amygdala removal for epilepsy, and the role of the amygdala in psychiatric disorders.