amygdala
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The plural of “amygdala” is “amygdalae.”
amygdala(
uh
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mihg
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duh
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luh
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. la amígdala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Nicole suffered damage to her amygdala in an accident, and as a result has difficulty feeling fear.Nicole sufrió daños en la amígdala en un accidente y, como resultado, tiene dificultades para sentir miedo.
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