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English definition of “gyrus”

gyrus

noun [C]     /ˈdʒaɪ.rəs/ US  /ˈdʒɑɪ.rəs/ (plural gyri) specialized
one of the many rounded raised parts on the surface of the brainSubstances and structures in the body
(Definition of gyrus noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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