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INSULA, Latin. An island. In the Roman law the word is applied to a house not connected with other houses, but separated by a surrounding space of ground. Calvini Lex; Vicat, Vocab. ad voc.

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They then infused the rescuer rats with a virus that targeted cells in the insula and delivered one of three specialised proteins: one stimulated the cells of the insula; one suppressed those cells' activity, and one was inactive and served as a control.
Infants exposed to SSRIs in utero had significant (P less than .05) gray-matter volume expansion versus controls in both the right amygdala (Cohen's d, 0.65; 95% confidence interval, 0.06-1.23) and the right insula (Cohen's d, 0.86; 95% CI, 0.26-1.14).
Correlation was computed in specific regions of interest (ROI), involved in the auditory and Wernicke's area (BA22, BA41, and BA42), as well as in brain areas related to multimodal integration, such as the superior temporal sulcus (STS), the middle intraparietal sulcus (IT), and the insula.
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and animal studies have implicated that the insula cortex plays a major role in the provoking of OSA [7, 8].
On comparing the MRI images of boys and girls who displayed unemotional behavior, the team found that only boys showed significant differences in the area of the brain called the bilateral anterior insula compared to normal brains.
They also used imaging techniques to look at two regions of the participants' brains -- the insula and orbitofrontal cortex -- known to be involved in salty taste.
On 29 June 2017, Apetit had signed an agreement for selling its seafood business to the Norwegian company Insula AS.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-November 2, 2017-Apetit completes sale of seafood business to Insula AS
When participants were shown pictures of highly desirable foods, fMRI imaging revealed increased activity in a part of the brain called the right insula after participants had consumed the five-day walnut-rich diet compared to when they had not.
Ultrasound was used to examine the insula, sylvian fissure (SF), parieto-occipital fissure (POF), and calcarine fissure (CF).
La insula yace profundamente en el trasfondo del surco lateral, entre la corteza sensitiva posterior y la corteza motora anterior, y consiste en un giro largo y 5 giros breves mas anteriores.