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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]

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Over time, the plate shifted northwest, carrying the new volcanic island with it.
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Looming lush and fertile amongst the gentle climes of the mid-Pacific, Hawaiis's volcanic islands flaunt their solitary existence thousands of miles from the nearest continental landmass.
Geoscientists recognize these volcanic islands as the current location of a hot spot that once lay beneath Newfoundland.
These rocks derive from the bases of volcanic islands formed atop oceanic crust and not from the bottom of a wide ocean, he says.
oceanographer when the underwater volcano he was studying began to spew out molten rock and gas--a right-time-right-place occurrence that will help reveal the sources of different types of volcanism and may aid scientists in understanding how volcanic islands rise out of the ocean.
Over the last decade scientists have come to realize that when continents break up and crustal plates collide, the process is far from neat; silvers of continents and pieces of oceanic crust--from volcanic islands to ocean ridges--become plastered onto other continents, making a mosaic of lands that are alien to their surroundings.
Dana recognized that the volcanic islands form chains that are parallel even in distant parts of the ocean.
Ciochon suggests that the anthropoids got to South America by crossing a series of volcanic islands in the Atlantic Ocean when it was much narrower than it is today.