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CIRCONVOLUTIONS CEREBRALES [1 record]

Record 1 2010-12-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Nervous System
DEF

The tortuous convolutions of the surface of the cerebral hemispheres, caused by infolding of the cortex and separated by the fissures or sulci.

OBS

Many are constant enough that they have been given special names.

Key term(s)
  • gyrus
  • cerebral gyrus

French

Domaine(s)
  • Système nerveux
CONT

Le cortex cérébral est constitué de petits sillons (sulci), de sillons plus profonds (scissures) séparés les uns des autres par des renflements ou circonvolutions appelés les gyri.

OBS

Gyri, singulier: gyrus.

Key term(s)
  • gyrus

Spanish

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