What does amygdala mean?
The definition of amygdala
A*myg”da*la (a*mig”da*la), n.; pl. -læ (-le). [L., an almond, fr. Gr. ‘amygda`lh. See Almond.]
1 An almond.
2 (Anat.) (a) One of the tonsils of the pharynx. (b) One of the rounded prominences of the lower surface of the lateral hemispheres of the cerebellum, each side of the vallecula.