gyrencephalic

gyrencephalic

 [ji″ren-sĕ-fal´ik]
1. pertaining to the Gyrencephala.
2. having cerebral hemispheres marked by convolutions.

gy·ren·ce·phal·ic

(jī'ren-sĕ-fal'ik),
Denoting brains, such as that of humans, in which the cerebral cortex has convolutions, in contrast to the lissencephalic (smooth) brains of small mammals (for example, rodents).
[G. gyros, ring (gyrus), + enkaphalē, brain]

gyrencephalic

(jī-rĕn-sĕ-făl′ĭk) [″ + enkephale, head]
Having a brain marked by numerous convolutions.

gyrencephalic

pertaining to the members of the family Gyrencephala; having a brain marked by convolutions.
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The large gyrated pig brain, which is gyrencephalic, resembles the human brain in anatomy, growth, and development more so than the brains of commonly used small laboratory animals.
The study, "A translational paradigm for the preclinical evaluation of the stroke neuroprotectant Tat-NR2B9c in gyrencephalic non-human primates," published online in Science Translational Medicine, was conducted concurrently with a human trial called ENACT.
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