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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

/is·land/ (i´lind) a cluster of cells or isolated piece of tissue.
blood islands  aggregations of mesenchymal cells in the angioblast of the early embryo, developing into vascular endothelium and blood cells.
bone island  a benign focus of mature cortical bone within trabecular bone on a radiograph.
islands of Langerhans  see under islet.
islands of pancreas  islets of Langerhans.
island of Reil  insula.

island

(ī′lənd)
n.
Anatomy A cluster of cells differing in structure or function from the cells constituting the surrounding tissue.

island

[i′lənd]
Etymology: OE, īegland, island
See islet.
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]

island

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.
island of Calleja
discrete group of very small nerve cells in the olfactory tubercle of the forebrain.
i's of Langerhans
see islet of Langerhans.
island outbreak
outbreak limited to a specific population, usually a herd, caused often by a localized lack of immunity in a closed herd.

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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Boat trips to Eilean Ban run three times a day in season, from Monday to Saturday (dependant on weather, tides and nesting bird activity).
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