islands of Calleja


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is·lands of Ca·lle·ja

(kahl-yā'hah),
dense clusters of very small nerve cells (granule cells) characteristic of the olfactory tubercle at the base of the forebrain.
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islands of Calleja

Groups of densely packed, small cells in the cortex of the gyrus hippocampi. Synonym: islets of Calleja
See also: island
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Calleja,

Camilo, Spanish anatomist, d. 1913.
islands of Calleja - dense clusters of very small nerve cells (granule cells) characteristic of the olfactory tubercle at the base of the forebrain.
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