macrogyria


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Related to macrogyria: pachygyria, Polymicrogyria

macrogyria

 [mak″ro-ji´re-ah]
moderate reduction in the number of sulci of the cerebrum, sometimes with increase in the brain substance, resulting in excessive size of the gyri.

pach·y·gy·ri·a

(pak'ē-jī'rē-ă),
Condition in which the convolutions of the cerebral cortex are abnormally large; there are fewer sulci than normal and in some cases the amount of brain substance is somewhat increased.
Synonym(s): macrogyria
[pachy- + G. gyros, circle]

macrogyria

/mac·ro·gy·ria/ (-ji´re-ah) moderate reduction in the number of sulci of the cerebrum, sometimes with increase in the brain substance, resulting in excessive size of the gyri.

macrogyria

moderate reduction in the number of sulci of the cerebrum, sometimes with increase in the brain substance, resulting in excessive size of the gyri.
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