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gyrus

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(anatomy)
One of the convolutions (ridges) on the surface of the cerebrum.
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Third, the right superior and middle temporal gyri were significantly more sensitive to ironic statements than to any others and, finally, the right inferior temporal gyrus was differentially sensitive to metaphorical meanings.
Children with reading deficits that accompany general oral language impairment frequently have small, symmetrical auditory cortical regions whereas children with specific reading (not oral language) deficits tend to have extra gyri in auditory cortex and exaggerated cerebral and cerebellar asymmetries (Leonard et al.
The bulges in the gray matter are called gyri and the grooves are called sulci.
Eby and Van Gyri (1987) examined the occurrence of Type A behavior in an elite athlete student population and compared it with a normal student population.
An MRI Atlas of the Sulci and Gyri in MNI Stereotaxic Space" to their offering.
Flattening of cerebral gyri with apparent focal subarachnoid purulent exudate was also reported.
Those with impaired hearing also had significantly more shrinkage in particular regions, including the superior, middle and inferior temporal gyri, brain structures responsible for processing sound and speech.
White matter expansion with resultant widened gyri was noted in the affected regions.
The right frontal lesion had expanded some of the gyri and blurred the grey white mater junction, changes suggestive of a primary neoplasm (Figure 2, A).
The brain showed cerebellar tonsillar herniation with moderate flattening of gyri and narrowing of sulci consistent with cerebral edema.
Bydd yn ein tywys i City Road yng Nghaerdydd lle blasodd Dafydd gyri am y tro cyntaf pan oedd yn fyfyriwr yn y brifysgol.
Brain sections recommended to establish a diagnosis in most cases of dementia include medulla, pons, midbrain, cerebellar vermis, cerebellar hemisphere including the dentate, hippocampus and adjacent parahippocampal gyrus, basal ganglia (caudate, putamen, and globus pallidus), thalamus, middle frontal gyrus, inferior parietal lobule, occipital lobe, superior and middle temporal gyri, cingulate gyrus, spinal cord if available, and any detectable macroscopic lesions.