gyrus

Any of the ridge-like folds of the cerebral cortex.

gyrus

A training ring or animal corral. Also identified as a vivarium, the only known example of an auxiliary fort containing a purpose-built gyrus or vivarium throughout the whole of the Roman Empire was the Lunt fort at Baginton, near Coventry. The structure was formed from fifty semicircular cut timbers set upright in a circular trench, probably suppo…...

Gyrus

or vivarium; in the Roman legionary camp, the gyrus with the training ring and animal corral. The structure was formed from fifty semicircular cut timbers set upright in a circular trench, probably supporting a framework of cross-timbers. A single entrance passage adjoined the structure on the north-east and had gates at both ends, presumably to co...
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gyrus

[n] - a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
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gyrus

training ring / animal corral Also identified as a vivarium, the only known example of an auxiliary fort containing a purpose-built gyrus/vivarium throughout the whole of the Roman empire is 'The Lunt' fort at Baginton near Coventry. The structure was formed from fifty semicircular cut timbers set upright in a circular trench, probably supporting a...
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Gyrus

Gyrus: A convolution on the surface of a cerebral hemisphere caused by the infolding of the cerebral cortex. The gyri are bounded by crevices in the cortex called sulci. Many gyri are constant enough in their occurrence as anatomic features that they have been given names as, for example, the cingulate gyrus, the dentate gyrus, and so on. From the ...
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Gyrus

Gy'rus (jī'rŭs) noun ; plural Gyri (-rī). [ Latin See Gyre , noun ] A convoluted ridge between grooves; a convolution; as, the gyri of the brain; the gyri of brain coral. See Brain .
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gyrus

One of the prominent rounded elevations that form the cerebral hemispheres, each consisting of an exposed superficial portion and a portion hidden from view in the wall and floor of the sulcus. ... Origin: L. Fr. G. Gyros, circle ... Angular gyrus, a folded convolution in the inferior parietal lobule formed by the union of the posterior ends of the...
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gyrus

convolution noun a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
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gyrus

(ji´rәs) pl. gy´ri one of the many convolutions of the surface of the cerebral hemispheres caused by infolding of the cortex, separated by fissures or sulci; called also cerebral gyrus.
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Gyrus

• (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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gyrus

(from the article `nervous system, human`) ...the cerebrum and the cerebellum; the massive growth of the cerebral hemispheres over the sides of the midbrain and of the cerebellum at the ... The external form of the anthropoid cerebral cortex is characterized by a complicated pattern of folds and fissures (sulci and gyri) in the brain .....
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gyrus

gyrus (s), gyri (pl) An elevation of the cerebral cortex resulting from the infolding of adjacent sulci or fissures; convolution. Related 'around, round, surrounding' units: ambi-; ampho-; circ-; circum-; cyclo-, -cycle; peri-.
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gyrus

Type: Term Pronunciation: jī′rŭs, -rī Definitions: 1. One of the prominent rounded elevations or convolutions that form the cerebral hemispheres, each consisting of an exposed superficial portion and a portion hidden from view in the wall and floor of the sulcus (q.v.).
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gyrus

Greek gyros = circle, hence a coil of brain cortex.
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gyrus

(ji;rus) A convoluted elevation or ridge.
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gyrus

(ji;rus) A convoluted elevation or ridge.
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Gyrus

A gyrus (pl. gyri) is a ridge on the cerebral cortex. It is generally surrounded by one or more sulci (depressions or furrows; sg. sulcus). ==Notable gyri== ...
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Gyrus

raised portion of convuluted brain surface
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gyrus

convoluted ridge between two grooves
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