anfractuositymedical dictionary

L. Anfractuosities (#). [Cf. F. Anfractuosite.

1. A state of being anfractuous, or full of windings and turnings; sinuosity. "The anfractuosities of his intellect and temper." (Macaulay)

2. <anatomy> A sinuous depression or sulcus like those separating the convolutions of the brain.

(01 Mar 1998)