from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Moving in a circular path or way; whirling; gyratory.
  • adj. Pertaining to a gyrus, or convolution.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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


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