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Gyri

Definition
noun, singular: gyrus
The sinuous ridges or bumps on the surface of the brain surrounded by one or more sulci.
Supplement
Word origin: Latin gȳrus (circle)
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Related forms:

  • Orbital gyri
  • Transverse temporal gyri
  • Uncus gyri parahippocampalis
  • Insular gyri
  • Impressions for cerebral gyri


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