gyrencephalic

gyrencephalic

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

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