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 for gyrus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gyrus \Gy"rus\ (j[imac]"r[u^]s), n.; pl. Gyri
     (j[imac]"r[imac]). [L. See Gyre, n.]
     A convoluted ridge between grooves; a convolution; as, the
     gyri of the brain; the gyri of brain coral. See Brain.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
           [syn: gyrus, convolution]

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