gyrencephalate

adjective gyr·en·ceph·a·late \ ¦jīˌren¦sefələ̇t , -rə̇n- \
variants: or less commonly gyrencephalic \¦jīˌrensə̇¦falik\ or gyrencephalous \¦jīˌren¦sefələs, -rə̇n-\

Definition of gyrencephalate

of higher mammals
:having the surface of the brain convoluted

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Origin and Etymology of gyrencephalate

New Latin Gyrencephala, group of higher mammals (from gyr- + encephala) + English -ate or -ic or -ous


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