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Amygdaloid nucleus: A small oval structure in the temporal lobe of the brain that is closely connected to the hypothalamus, the hippocampus, and the cingulate gyrus. The amygdaloid nucleus is part of the olfactory and limbic systems and plays a role in the sense of smell, motivation, and emotional behavior.

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