Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of gyrus.

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

  • noun plural See gyrus.

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  • noun Plural form of gyrus.

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Examples

  • Outermost, covering the entire cerebrum, is the gray matter, the cerebral cortex, an eighth-inch-thick landscape of rolling hills (known as gyri) and valleys (sulci).

    THE HIDDEN FACE OF GOD

  • Outermost, covering the entire cerebrum, is the gray matter, the cerebral cortex, an eighth-inch-thick landscape of rolling hills (known as gyri) and valleys (sulci).

    THE HIDDEN FACE OF GOD

  • The ridges of cerebral tissue between the sulci, which look like softly rolled matter that has been flattened out slightly by the pressure of the skull, are called gyri (j'y'ry; "rolls" L), the singular form being gyrus (jy'rus).

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  • The lateral surface of the frontal lobe (Fig. 726) is tranversed by three sulci which divide it into four gyri: the sulci are named the precentral, and the superior and inferior frontal; the gyri are the anterior central, and the superior, middle, and inferior frontal.

    IX. Neurology. 4c. The Fore-brain or Prosencephalon

  • The convex parts of the folds are called gyri (singular, gyrus).

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  • The ridges in the cerebrum are called the gyri (gyrus)

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  • Bilateral activation in the inferior frontal and superior temporal gyri and activation in the left fusiform gyrus of girls was greater than in boys.

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  • I think the most recent time was when activity in certain areas of my brain (the claustrum, left caudate and putamen, right middle occipital/middle temporal gyri and bilateral cingulate gyrus) caused me, quite against my will, to become attracted to Susan from Narnia Episode IV (who turns out to be 17, so it's OK anyway).

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  • They determine whether you are selecting the lobes, sulci (the 'trenches') or gyri (the 'ridges') when asking for on-screen labels.

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  • They determine whether you are selecting the lobes, sulci (the 'trenches') or gyri (the 'ridges') when asking for on-screen labels.

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