Circular sulcus of insula

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Brain: Circular sulcus of insula
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The insula of the right side, exposed by removing the opercula. Circular sulcus labeled.
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Latin sulcus circularis insulae
Gray's p.825

The Circular sulcus of insula (or sulcus of Reil1)is a semi-circular sulcus or fissure1 that separates the insula from the neighboring gyri of the operculum2 in the front, above, and behind.1

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  1. ^ a b c Dr. Johannes Sobotta. "Sobotta's Atlas and Text-book of human anatomy 1909". Sobotta's Atlas and Text-book of human anatomy 1909. p. 145. Retrieved November 10, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Definition: 'Circular Sulcus Of Insula'". MediLexicon. Retrieved 2012-03-30. 

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