insula

noun

plural insulae -ˌlē How to pronounce insula (audio) -ˌlī How to pronounce insula (audio)
: the lobe in the center of the cerebral hemisphere that is situated deeply between the lips of the sylvian fissure

called also central lobe, island of Reil

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“Insula.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/insula. Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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