Gyrus

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Gyrus
Gyrus sulcus.png
Gyrus and sulcus.
Identifiers
TA A14.1.09.004
FMA 72015
Anatomical terminology
Gray's FIG. 726 – Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from the side.
Gray's Fig. 727 – Medial surface of left cerebral hemisphere.

A gyrus (pl. gyri) is a ridge on the cerebral cortex. It is generally surrounded by one or more sulci (depressions or furrows; sg. sulcus).

Notable gyri[edit]

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