insular apex
Acronym: iax
The term insular apex refers to a surgical landmark in the insula of the human. Identified by dissection it is the most prominent point of the insular cortex. It is a surface feature located at the junction of the anterior short gyrus, the posterior short gyrus and the accessory insular gyrus ( Ture-1999 ). It is not found in the macaque or rodents.

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 3276

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