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a long, curved convolution of the medial surface of the cortical hemisphere, arched over the corpus callosum from which it is separated by the deep sulcus of corpus callosum; together with the parahippocampal gyrus, with which it is continuous behind the corpus callosum, it forms the fornicate gyrus.
Synonym(s): gyrus cinguli [TA], callosal convolution, callosal gyrus, cingulate convolution, falciform lobe, lobus falciformis
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A large gyrus on the medial surface of the cerebral hemisphere that lies directly above the corpus callosum and arches over its anterior end.
See also: gyrus
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