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
Origin: [L. See Gyre, n.]
A gyrus is a ridge on the cerebral cortex. It is generally surrounded by one or more sulci.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jī′rus, n. one of the rounded edges into which the surface of the cerebral hemisphere is divided by the fissures or sulci. [Gr. gyros, a circle.]
The numerical value of gyrus in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of gyrus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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