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GYRUS

One of the prominent rounded elevations that form the cerebral hemispheres, every 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 superior and medium temporal gyri. Synonym: gyrus angularis, angular convolution.
dorsomedial hypothalamic nucleus   dorsomedial nucleus   dorsomedial nucleus of hypothalamus   dorsosacral position   dorsoventrad   dorsoventral   dorsum   dorsum ephippii   (2)
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