gyrus

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gyrus

[′jī·rəs]
(anatomy)
One of the convolutions (ridges) on the surface of the cerebrum.
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Most of the discriminative brain regions are located at frontal lobe (paracentral lobule, superior frontal gyrus, orbital superior frontal gyrus, and orbital inferior frontal gyrus), occipital lobe (calcarine and orbital superior frontal gyrus), and temporal lobe (middle temporal gyrus and Heschl gyrus).
Bilateral temporoparietal lesions (Heschl gyrus, areas 41, 42) can cause cortical deafness and language impairment [3].
In the perceptual network, SMN includes pre- and postcentral gyrus, the primary sensory-motor cortices, and the supplementary motor area; AN primarily encompasses the bilateral middle and superior temporal gyrus, Heschl gyrus, and temporal pole; VN includes the inferior, middle, and superior occipital gyrus and the temporal-occipital regions along with superior parietal gyrus [25].