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gyration

 [ji-ra´shun]
revolution about a fixed center.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

gy·ra·tion

(jī-rā'shŭn),
1. A circular motion or revolution.
2. Arrangement of convolutions or gyri in the cerebral cortex.
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