frontal gyrus

noun

Medical Definition of frontal gyrus

: any of the convolutions of the outer surface of the frontal lobe of the brain

called also frontal convolution

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“Frontal gyrus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/frontal%20gyrus. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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