pachygyria

noun pachy·gy·ria \ ˌpa-kē-ˈjī-rē-ə \

Definition of pachygyria

: mild to moderate lissencephaly marked by a cerebral cortex with only a few broad, flat convolutions : incomplete lissencephaly — compare agyria

First Known Use of pachygyria

circa 1944

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pachygyria

noun pachy·gy·ria \ ˌpa-kē-ˈjī-rē-ə \

medical Definition of pachygyria

: mild to moderate lissencephaly marked by a cerebral cortex with only a few broad, flat convolutions : incomplete lissencephaly — compare agyria

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