gyroma

noun
gy·​ro·​ma | \ jīˈrōmə \
plural -s

Definition of gyroma

: convolution: such as
a : the annulus of a fern
b : a shield somewhat resembling a button in lichens of the genus Gyrophora

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History and Etymology for gyroma

New Latin, from Greek gyroun to round, bend, from gyros ring, circle

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“Gyroma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gyroma. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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