Long gyrus of insula

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Brain: Long gyrus of insula
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The insula of the right side, exposed by removing the opercula. Long gyrus is labeled.
Latin gyrus longus insulae
Gray's p.825

The anterior part of the insula is subdivided by shallow sulci into three or four short gyri, while the posterior part is formed by one long gyrus, which is often bifurcated at its upper end.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.

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