One of the prominent rounded elevations that form the cerebral hemispheres, each consisting of an exposed superficial portion and a portion hidden from view in the wall and floor of the sulcus.

Origin: L. Fr. G. Gyros, circle

Angular gyrus, a folded convolution in the inferior parietal lobule formed by the union of the posterior ends of the superior and middle temporal gyri.

Synonyms: gyrus angularis, angular convolution.

(05 Mar 2000)

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