central lobe


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central lobe

one of the lobes constituting each of the cerebral hemispheres, lying hidden in the depths of the lateral sulcus. The central lobe can be seen only if the lips of the sulcus are parted or cut away. Also called island of Reil. Compare frontal lobe, occipital lobe, parietal lobe, temporal lobe.

central lobe

The island of Reil, which forms the floor of the lateral cerebral fossa.
See also: lobe
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