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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gyrus  \Gy"rus\,  n.;  pl  {Gyri}.  [L.  See  {Gyre},  n.] 
  A  convoluted  ridge  between  grooves;  a  convolution;  as  the 
  gyri  of  the  brain;  the  gyri  of  brain  coral.  See  {Brain}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gyrus 
  n  :  a  convex  fold  or  elevation  in  the  surface  of  the  brain  [syn: 
  {convolution}] 




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