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gyrus

[′jī·rəs]
(anatomy)
One of the convolutions (ridges) on the surface of the cerebrum.
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The left inferior frontal gyrus is located in the front of the brain, which is a key region of the language brain and lesions can lead to the inability to articulate words.
There was a bigger jump in relative activity in three brain areas of HSDD women--the medial frontal gyrus, right inferior frontal gyrus and bilateral putamen--compared with the control subjects when shown the erotic clips.
Researchers have also demonstrated a lower correlation of activation in dyslexics between left angular gyms, fusiform gyms, and inferior frontal gyrus (Horwitz, Rumsey, & Donohue, 1998).
The most prominent such sites were the inferior frontal gyrus, especially during nonsense word rhyming, and Broca's area, a crucial location for speech processing.
Next, they were given "resting state" MRIs which made it possible to analyze the strength of connections within the mirror neuron system in both the left and right hemispheres of their brains; specifically the inferior frontal gyrus, supramarginal gyrus and angular gyrus.
Measurements of the right hemisphere involved only the temporal pole, entorhinal cortex, and inferior frontal gyrus.
In that exercise, blood flow accelerates in an area known as the inferior frontal gyrus.

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