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island

 [i´land]
a cluster of cells or an isolated piece of tissue.
blood i's aggregations of mesenchymal cells in the angioblast of the embryo, developing into vascular endothelium and blood cells.
i's of Langerhans islets of Langerhans.
island of Reil insula.

is·land

(ī'land),
In anatomy, any isolated part, separated from the surrounding tissues by a groove, or marked by a difference in structure.
Synonym(s): insula (2) [TA]
[A.S. īgland]

island

(ī′lənd)
n.
Anatomy A cluster of cells differing in structure or function from the cells constituting the surrounding tissue.
Medspeak A distinct zone of cells or tissue
Vox populi A zone sharply separated from another

is·land

(ī'lănd)
anatomy Any isolated part, separated from the surrounding tissues by a groove, or marked by a difference in structure.
Synonym(s): insula (2) .
[A.S. īgland]

Patient discussion about island

Q. do you know of a good gastro doctor in staten island ny. I have acid refex so bad cant sleep, or lay flat.. years ago was told I had a hiatus hernia, and would only have fLare ups once in a while, have taken nexium for years, and it worked, but not anymore.. I really need to find a good doctor to test me again.

A. yazmine, if you want, you can try consume daily yogurt with a little apple cider vinegar in it (just add 5ml of ACV in your yogurt). some of gastric problems are believed to be caused by some bacteria. apple cider vinegar will help regulate the normal condition inside your gastric mucosa, so that for the long run it probably can help improve your condition.

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Instead, it was agreed that Eilean Ban be leased for a nominal 1 [pounds sterling] a year and managed by the specially formed Eilean Ban Trust, which strives to conserve the beauty and accessibility of the island.
"We've got this book called the Eilean Shona Book of Feats, full of personal challenges such as when the boys as teenagers had more than one bath in a week, or the kids would challenge each other to go up the mountain at midnight dressed up or swimming from Shoe Bay to the pier in the rain."
In 2006 the Eilean Eisdeal was re-registered as The Vital Spark of Glasgow.
Estate agents Knight Frank warned yesterday that Eilean Darach is likely to be sold for "considerably more" than its pounds 1.7 million asking price.
In 1984, she was sold to the owner of Easdale Island, near Oban, and renamed Eilean Easdeal to run an inter-island cargo service around the Western Isles until 1994.
As the new star-studded film of Peter Pan is set to be released, Eilean Shona, the private Scottish island that was an inspiration for the fictional Neverland, is to relaunch.
Called Start Thinking Soldier, it is part of of a major Army recruitment drive Spokesman Lt Col Eilean Cunningham said: "It is a more discreet way for people to test their skills." There are six missions over four weeks which begin with a TV challenge tonight on C4 at 6.45pm.
ED DUNLOP has a bunch of talented juvenile fillies at his disposal this term and Eilean Ban was the latest to star when flooring the well-regarded Royal P roposal in the seven-furlong conditions event.
An English company says it has acquired a remote castle to launch the "Eilean Beithe Academy" where visitors pay to have smacking sessions.
The Eilean boss admitted that he had hoped to have Andy and his other injury victim Jamie Robinson, who has been out for four weeks with a pulled hamstring, ready to return.