Definitions for gyrusˈdʒaɪ rəs; ˈdʒaɪ raɪ
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gy•rusˈdʒaɪ rəs; ˈdʒaɪ raɪ(n.)(pl.)gy•ri
a convoluted fold of the brain.
Origin of gyrus:
1835–45; < L gȳrus; see gyre
a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
A ridge or fold on the cerebral cortex.
Origin: From gyrus, from γῦρος
a convoluted ridge between grooves; a convolution; as, the gyri of the brain; the gyri of brain coral. See Brain
A gyrus is a ridge on the cerebral cortex. It is generally surrounded by one or more sulci.
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