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convolution

 [kon″vo-lu´shun]
a tortuous irregularity or elevation caused by the infolding of a structure upon itself.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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.
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convolution

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

An elevation on the surface of a structure and an infolding of the tissue upon itself
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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