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gyrus

[′jī·rəs]
(anatomy)
One of the convolutions (ridges) on the surface of the cerebrum.
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The significant regions are the postcentral gyrus, precentral gyrus, insula, inferior parietal lobule, transverse temporal gyrus, superior temporal gyrus, and inferior semilunar lobule in the grey matter and the postcentral gyrus, inferior parietal lobule, precentral gyrus, subgyrus, middle temporal gyrus, lingual gyrus, cuneus, and middle occipital gyrus in the white matter (Figure 6).
It involves a network of posterior and medial regions of the parietal cortex, the lingual gyrus, the hippocampus, the parahippocampal gyrus, the entorhinal cortex, the striate cortex and the cerebellum (Hafting, Fyhn, Molden, Moser, & Moser, 2005).
Functional MRI showed improved blood flow in three brain regions involved with encoding and memorization of nonverbal associations: the right lingual gyrus, the occipital fusiform gyrus, and the right frontal pole.
The activated areas with positive BOLD signal include the superior prefrontal cortex, inferior prefrontal cortex, and others and with negative BOLD signal in the ACC and right lingual gyrus and others, as shown in Figure 2C.