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Islands of Reil

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The insula of the cerebral cortex. An isolated or island-like part of the cerebral cortex consisting of three or more small convolutions at the base of Sylvian fissure.


  • J. C. Reil:
    Exercitationum anatomicarum fasciculus primus. De structura nervorum. Halle, 1796.

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