from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Moving in a circle or spiral; gyratory.
  • adjective Of or relating to a gyrus.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Whirling; moving in a circle; rotating.
  • In anatomy, pertaining to a gyrus or to the gyri of the brain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Moving in a circular path or way; whirling; gyratory.
  • adjective (Anat.) Pertaining to a gyrus, or convolution.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective anatomy Of or pertaining to a gyrus
  • adjective Moving circularly or spirally; gyratory; whirling.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to or associated with or comprising a convolution of the brain


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