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in·su·la

 (ĭn′sə-lə, ĭns′yə-)
n. pl. in·su·lae (-lē′)
An oval region found in each hemisphere of the cerebral cortex, lateral to the lentiform nucleus and situated within the sylvian fissure, involved in sensation, emotion, and autonomic function. Also called island of Reil.

[New Latin īnsula, from Latin, island.]

insula

(ˈɪnsjʊlə)
n, pl -lae (-ˌliː)
(Anatomy) a pyramid-shaped area of the brain within each cerebral hemisphere beneath parts of the frontal and temporal lobes. Also called: island of Reil
[Latin, literally: island]
Translations

in·su·la

n. ínsula, lóbulo central del hemisferio cerebral.
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There was Gandalin, the squire of Amadis of Gaul, that was Count of the Insula Firme, and we read of him that he always addressed his lord with his cap in his hand, his head bowed down and his body bent double, more turquesco.
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The team focused on a brain area called the insula, which plays an important role in social, addictive, and empathy-related behaviors.
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The participants had a mean FMness score of 13.2 (range, 1 to 29) and, using whole-brain analyses, the researchers found a single significant positive correlation between default mode network connectivity to the left mid/posterior insula and FMness.
This book reports on the results of excavations by the Anglo-American Project in Pompeii (1994-2006), which unearthed artifacts from one city block of Pompeii known as Insula VI 1.
Compared to controls, SSRI-exposed infants had significant gray-matter volume expansion and increased white-matter structural connectivity in the amygdala and insula, according to results published in JAMA Pediatrics.
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Therefore, we also aimed to deeply explore brain areas involved in multimodal integration, such as the superior temporal sulcus (STS), the middle intraparietal sulcus (IT, BA40), the inferior frontal gyrus (IFG, BA44, BA45, and BA47), and the insula (BA13).