limen of insula


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Related to limen of insula: Heschl's gyrus, Limbic lobe, anterior perforated substance, Insular cortex

limen

 [li´men] (L.)
a threshold or boundary.
limen of insula (limen in´sulae) the point at which the cortex of the insula is continuous with the cortex of the frontal lobe.
limen na´si the ridge marking the boundary between the vestibule of the nose and the nasal cavity proper.

limen of insula

The portion of the cortex of the brain that provides a threshold to the insula. The middle cerebral artery passes over this threshold to extend to the insula.
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