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Fusiform gyrus

Definition
noun, plural: fusiform gyri
A gyrus in the temporal lobe of the cerebrum, presumed to be associated with functions involving colors, face, body, and word recognition.
Supplement
Also called:

  • gyrus occipitotemporalis medius (Latin)
  • discontinuous occipitotemporal gyrus

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