amygdaloid nucleus n.
a volcanic rock in which rounded cavities formed by the expansion of gas or steam have later become filled with deposits of various minerals. (of rocks) containing amygdules. . Anatomy. of or relating to an amygdala. Historical Examples There was no outlet, for it was a cul-de-sac—a natural court—such as are often found among the […]
amygdaloside amygdaloside a·myg·da·lo·side (ə-mĭg’də-lə-sīd’) n. See amygdalin.
containing an ; pentyl. an . variant of , especially before a vowel. Contemporary Examples With the president surrounded by “a fast Hollywood crowd,” someone offered him amyl nitrite, or “poppers.” Intern’s Memoir Details Affair With President Kennedy Matthew DeLuca February 6, 2012 Historical Examples There is a liquid called nitrite of amyl—frequently administered to […]
- Amyl acetate
(def 1). Historical Examples The pear flavor, amyl acetate, is made from acetic acid and amyl alcohol—though amyl alcohol (fusel oil) has a detestable smell. Creative Chemistry Edwin E. Slosson noun another name (no longer in technical usage) for pentyl acetate