One of the four basal ganglia in each cerebral hemisphere. It is part of the limbic system and consists of an almond-shaped mass of gray matter in the anterior extremity of the temporal lobe. Also called the amygdaloid nucleus, it is an almond-shaped neurostructure involved in producing and responding to nonverbal signs of anger, avoidance, defensiveness, and fear.

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