Medical Definition of Insular cortex

1. 1. An oval region of the cerebral cortex overlying the extreme capsule, lateral to the lenticular nucleus, buried in the depth of the fissura lateralis cerebri (sylvian fissure). Synonym: insular area, insular cortex, island of Reil. Synonym: island. 3. Any circumscribed body or patch on the skin. Origin: L. Island (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Insular Cortex

insufflation
insufflation anaesthesia
insufflations
insufflator
insufflators
insuitable
insula
insulable
insulae
insulant
insulants
insular
insular Spaniard
insular area
insular arteries
insular cortex (current term)
insular gray fox
insular gyri
insular hypothesis
insular part
insular part of middle cerebral artery
insular sclerosis
insular veins
insularism
insularisms
insularities
insularity
insularly
insulars
insulary

Other Resources:

Search for Insular cortex on Dictionary.com!Search for Insular cortex on Thesaurus.com!Search for Insular cortex on Google!Search for Insular cortex on Wikipedia!

Search