island of Reil

island of Reil

[rahyl]
noun Anatomy.

Origin:
named after J. C. Reil (died 1813), German physician

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island of Reil (raɪl)
 
n
another name for insula
 
[after Johann Reil (died 1813), German physician]

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island of Reil (rīl)
n.
An oval region of the cerebral cortex, lateral to the lentiform nucleus, and buried in the fissure of sylvius.. Also called insula.

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