island of Reil


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island of Reil

 (rīl)
n.
See insula.

[After Johann Christian Reil (1759-1813), German physician who first described it.]
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island of Reil

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