insular cortex
The term insular cortex refers to the set of cortical areas defined on the basis of internal structure that comprise the insula in the human and the macaque. Its boundaries are not precisely contiguous with those of the insula, which is defined as a lobe on the basis of external sulcal landmarks.

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 3613

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Locus in Brain Hierarchy


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