noun, plural gy·ri [jahy-rahy] /ˈdʒaɪ raɪ/. Anatomy.
- gyrus fornicatus,
Origin of gyrus
Examples from the Web for gyrus
Latin, gyrus, the ring in which colts are driven round by horse-breakers.Elements of Morals|Paul Janet
The calcarine fissure passed completely across the gyrus frontitatus on both sides in two cases, on one side in four cases.Degeneracy|Eugene S. Talbot
Gyrus, jī′rus, n. one of the rounded edges into which the surface of the cerebral hemisphere is divided by the fissures or sulci.
(404-359) and Gyrus the Younger: the battle of Kunaxa and the retreat of the ten thousand .
Elsewhere c was k. Before the same vowels g was j (dʒ), as in genus, gibbus, gyrus.Society for Pure English Tract 4|John Sargeaunt
noun plural gyri (ˈdʒaɪraɪ)
Word Origin for gyrus
convolution between grooves, 1842, from Latin gyrus "circle, circuit, career," from Greek gyros "ring, circle" (see gyre).