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gyrus

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noun gy·rus \ˈjī-rəs\

Definition of gyrus

plural

gyri

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  1. :  a convoluted ridge between anatomical grooves; especially :  convolution 2



Origin and Etymology of gyrus

New Latin, from Latin, circle — more at gyre


First Known Use: circa 1842

Rhymes with gyrus


Medical Dictionary

gyrus

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noun gy·rus \ˈjī-rəs\

Medical Definition of gyrus

plural

gyri

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  1. :  a convoluted ridge between anatomical grooves; especially :  convolution




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of gyrus Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about gyrus


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