noun, plural gy·rec·to·mies. Surgery.

excision of a cerebral gyrus.

Origin of gyrectomy

First recorded in 1945–50; gyr(us) + -ectomy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for gyrectomy




Excision of a cerebral gyrus.
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