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Anatomy of the Brain
Insula

The insula, also called the insular cortex, is a segment of the cerebral cortex.

Function:

  • Associated With Visceral Functions
  • Integrates Autonomic Information

Location:

  • The insula is located deep within the cerebral cortex, beneath the frontal, parietal and temporal opercula.

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