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Meaning of GYRUS

Pronunciation:  'jIrus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
 

GYRUS is a 5 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: convolution
 
 See Also: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, central gyrus, cerebrum, complex body part, structure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gy"rus\, n.; pl. {Gyri}. [L. See {Gyre}, n.]
A convoluted ridge between grooves; a convolution; as, the
gyri of the brain; the gyri of brain coral. See {Brain}.

 

 

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