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convolution

 [kon″vo-lu´shun]
a tortuous irregularity or elevation caused by the infolding of a structure upon itself.

con·vo·lu·tion

(kon'vō-lū'shŭn),
1. A coiling or rolling of an organ.
2. Specifically, a gyrus of the cerebral cotex or folia of the cerebellar cortex.
[L. convolutio]

convolution

/con·vo·lu·tion/ (-loo´shun) a tortuous irregularity or elevation caused by the infolding of a structure upon itself.
Broca's convolution  the inferior frontal gyrus of the left hemisphere of the cerebrum.
Heschl's convolutions  transverse temporal gyri; see temporal gyrus, under gyrus.

convolution

(kŏn′və-lo͞o′shən)
n.
1. A form or part that is folded or coiled.
2. One of the convex folds of the surface of the brain.

con′vo·lu′tion·al adj.

convolution

[kon′vəlo̅o̅′shən]
Etymology: L, convolutus, rolled together
a tortuous irregularity or elevation caused by a structure being infolded on itself, such as the gyri of the cerebrum. See also gyrus.

convolution

(1) A redundancy or folding of tissue native to an organ. 
(2) Gyrus, brain.

convolution

An elevation on the surface of a structure and an infolding of the tissue upon itself

con·vo·lu·tion

(kon-vŏ-lū'shŭn)
1. A coiling or rolling of an organ.
2. Specifically, a gyrus of the cerebral or cerebellar cortex.
[L. convolutio]

convolution

a tortuous irregularity or elevation caused by the infolding of a structure upon itself.