one of the COOLEST anatomy words ever created.

Commonly known as a very distinct DEATH CALL.

the part of your brain that gives you fears and anxieties.
The fear-some three-some cried out, "AMYGDALA!!!" as they lunged from the bushes and slaughtered every human soul around.

"HAHAHAHAHA!!!!" we laughed, "Your amygdala has so many things going through it that you just shit yourself!"
by jakeruels April 11, 2008
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the amygdala is a small almond shaped structure at the center of the brain
If I see a tiger in the shrubbery my amygdala will trigger a fear response which will stimulate my adrenal glands to produce the 'fight or flight' reaction.
by David R Halliday November 13, 2007
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The part of your brain that controls fear, anxiety, and anger.

Lots of f bombs have been dropped due to all three.
She ran outta here, and let's just say her amygdala was doing all the talking.
by Amy G Dala January 30, 2016
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Definition: The portion of your brain that enables you to control emotions.

background: In the front of your temporal lobe, an almond shaped mass of grey matter.
man, that chick needs to get her amygdala fixed, she totally tweaked at me when she found me in bed with her sister.
by Alissa September 07, 2004
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The term amygdala hijack describes any situation in which a person responds inappropriately based on emotional rather than intellectual factors. This term was coined by Daniel Goleman.
“When Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield’s ear, it was a very bad business decision – it cost him $3 million. It was an amygdala hijack,” says Daniel Goleman
by sonagu April 17, 2016
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I knew right away that Jackson was trying to hijack my amygdala when he said he was finally going to rehab after I caught him stealing the rent money.
by Urban Dakota December 08, 2016
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