gyral

[jahy-ruh l]
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Origin of gyral

First recorded in 1740–50; gyr- + -al1
Related formsgy·ral·ly, adverbin·ter·gy·ral, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gyral

gyral

adjective
  1. having a circular, spiral, or rotating motion; gyratory
  2. anatomy of or relating to a convolution (gyrus) of the brain
Derived Formsgyrally, adverb
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