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The surgical removal of the amygdala (the cerebellar tonsil, as well as the lymphatic tonsils; such as, pharyngeal, palatine, lingual, laryngeal, and tubal.

The amygdaloid nucleus in the brain; or the tonsils. These structures were so named because they appeared to be shaped like an almond. From the Greek amydale, "almond" plus the Greek eidos, "like".

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