pachygyria


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Related to pachygyria: Polymicrogyria, Lissencephaly, band heterotopia

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]

pachygyria

/pachy·gy·ria/ (-ji´re-ah) macrogyria.

pachygyria

[-jī′rē·ə]
a broadening and flattening of the gyri of the brain.

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 the amount of brain substance may be increased.
[pachy- + G. gyros, circle]

pachygyria

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