gyrus

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gȳrus (circle), from Ancient Greek γῦρος (guros)

Noun[edit]

gyrus (plural gyri or gyruses)

  1. (anatomy) A ridge or fold on the cerebral cortex.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γῦρος (guros)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gȳrus m (genitive gȳrī); second declension

  1. circle
  2. a circular motion
  3. a circuit, course, ring
  4. (by extension) place where horses are trained

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative gȳrus gȳrī
genitive gȳrī gȳrōrum
dative gȳrō gȳrīs
accusative gȳrum gȳrōs
ablative gȳrō gȳrīs
vocative gȳre gȳrī

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]