gyrus

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gyrus

[′jī·rəs]
(anatomy)
One of the convolutions (ridges) on the surface of the cerebrum.
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Six neuroanatomical loci were selected as points of measurement wherein the needle electrode was inserted directly: the amygdala (by way of the uncus), middle frontal gyrus, orbital frontal gyrus, occipital pole, superior parietal lobule, and the parahippocampal gyrus.
IC Area BA Volume (cc) left/right IC2 Parahippocampal gyrus 35, 36 0.
Five partial ROI contrasts were performed using explicit masks over the areas related to spatial cognition and semantic executive control: parahippocampal gyrus, entering 900 voxels into the analysis, hippocampus, entering 93 voxels; posterior cingulate cortex (PCC), entering 141 voxels; lingual gyrus, entering 196 voxels, and left PFMG, entering 229 voxels.
Right smack in the right parahippocampal gyrus is where we find the seat of the exceptional parent's most relied upon tool.
Well, bet you didn't know that the part of the brain responsible for detecting sarcasm is the right parahippocampal gyrus, did you?
When asked to imagine walking through the rooms of her house, activation was seen in the parahippocampal gyrus, posterior parietal cortex, and the lateral premotor cortex.
This time her parahippocampal gyrus, which generates spatial maps, became active, again just as in healthy volunteers.
The medial temporal structural assessment could be done either qualitatively, on the hippocampus, choroidal fissure, or temporal horn, or quantitatively on the hippocampus, entorhinal cortex, or parahippocampal gyrus.
In contrast, the women's brains showed greater activity in the left parahippocampal gyrus, including the amygdala an area of the brain associated with stimuli sign alling threat.
All input to and output from the hippocampus funnels through the parahippocampal gyrus.
The hippocampal sulcus separates the hippocampus from the parahippocampal gyrus below.
In some of the volunteers, an area within the parahippocampal gyrus in the left hemisphere of the brain showed increased activity during the experimental task; in others, the gyrus on the right glowed.