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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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The large neurons in the dorsal central lobes appear to be members of a population of neurons identified previously (Stephens, 1978; Too and Croll, 1995).
5 mm long, 2 mm wide; lateral sepals ovate, rounded, margins undulate, 7-8 mm long, 5 mm wide, clawed, claw 4 mm long, 2 mm wide; petals obovate, margins revolute and undulate, 9-11 mm long, 6-7 mm wide, shortly clawed, claw 4-5 mm long, 3-4 mm wide; labellum 11-12 mm long, 3-lobed, pandurate, forming an 135[degrees] angle to the column; lateral lobes subtriangular to oblong, margins rounded, 7-8 mm long across when spread; central lobe transversely reniform and shallowly emarginated at the apex, 4.
The opposite leaves are a dark glossy green, with two smaller lobes on either side of an elongated central lobe.
The central lobe length of this tagged leaf blade, as well as that of the F2, F3, UF1, UF2, and UF3 leaves, was measured with a ruler.
Blood flow changes after right unilateral ECT are largely limited to the right hemisphere; the most reduction occurs in the central lobe.

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