cingulate gyrus

cingulate gyrus
cin·gu·late gyrus .siŋ-gyə-lət-, -.lāt- n a medial gyrus of each cerebral hemisphere that partly surrounds the corpus callosum

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gyrus cingulatus g. cinguli.

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  • gyrus cinguli — [TA] cingulate gyrus: an arch shaped convolution closely related to the surface of the corpus callosum, from which it is separated by the callosal sulcus; called also callosal g., g. callosus, and g. cingulatus …   Medical dictionary

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