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gyral

[ jahy-ruhl ]
/ ˈdʒaɪ rəl /
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adjective
Anatomy. of or relating to a gyrus.
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Origin of gyral

First recorded in 1740–50; gyr- + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM gyral

gy·ral·ly, adverbin·ter·gy·ral, adjective
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How to use gyral in a sentence

  • My garbled gyral nature, partaking uneasily of both, prefers to wander and hang and float about between the two.

    I, Mary MacLane|Mary MacLane

British Dictionary definitions for gyral

gyral
/ (ˈdʒaɪrəl) /

adjective
having a circular, spiral, or rotating motion; gyratory
anatomy of or relating to a convolution (gyrus) of the brain

Derived forms of gyral

gyrally, adverb
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