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Gyrus

Definition
noun, plural: gyri
Any of the many sinuous ridges or bumps on the surface of the brain that is surrounded by one or more sulci.
Supplement
Word origin: Latin gȳrus (“circle”)
Synonyms: convolution (neuroscience)
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Related forms:

  • Tail of dentate gyrus
  • Callosal gyrus
  • Precentral gyrus
  • Uncinate gyrus
  • Straight gyrus
  • Dentate gyrus
  • Lingual gyrus
  • Annectent gyrus
  • Fasciolar gyrus
  • temporal gyrus
  • occipital gyrus
  • parietal gyrus
  • central gyrus
  • Fusiform gyrus
  • Heschls gyrus
  • frontal gyrus


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