hypogyration

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hypo- +‎ gyration

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hypogyration (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) Abnormally low numbers of gyri in the cerebral cortex.
    • 2016 April 6, Adriano N. Hazin, Andrea Poretti, Danielle Di Cavalcanti Souza Cruz, Marli Tenorio,Ana van der Linden, Lindomar Jose Pena, Carlos Brito, Laura H. Vega Gil, Demócrito de Barros Miranda-Filho, Ernesto Torres de Azevedo Marques, Celina M. Turchi Martelli, João G. Bezerra Alves, & Thierry A. Huisman, “Computed tomographic findings in microcephaly associated with Zika virus”, in The New England Journal of Medicine:
      All the infants had global hypogyration of the cerebral cortex that was severe (only the Sylvian fissure was obviously present) in 78% of the infants.

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