Definition, synonyms and picture of amígdala

amígdala

noun amígdala

Translation: tonsil

Definition of amígdala in Spanish

Masa redondeada de tejido linfático, localizada en la parte lateral de la faringe, que protege la entrada de las vías respiratorias y digestivas de posibles infecciones.

Synonyms of amígdala in Spanish

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Definition of amígdala in English

Rounded mass of lymphoid tissue, located in the pharynx on both sides of the uvula, which protects the opening of the digestive tract from possible infections.

Synonyms of amígdala in English

tonsil

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(N) Lymphatic System

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