Definition of Central gyrus

1. Noun. Either of two gyri on either side of the central sulcus.

Generic synonyms: Convolution, Gyrus
Specialized synonyms: Precentral Gyrus, Postcentral Gyrus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Central Gyrus

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central gyrus (current term)
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Literary usage of Central gyrus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"... surface of the lobe into three parallel gyri, named, respectively the superior, middle, and inferior frontal gyri. The anterior central gyrus (gyrus ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
"In the anterior central gyrus the cells ... There were no giant cells in the upper part of the anterior central gyrus. In these three cases the number of ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1913)
"Three months later the posterior central gyrus was exposed and when stimulated by a relatively weak electric current produced contraction of the arm. ..."

4. The Anatomy of the Nervous System by Stephen Walter Ranson (1920)
"... and central sulci lies the anterior central gyrus in which is found the motor area of the cerebral cortex. ..."

5. Essentials of Physiology by Francis Arthur Bainbridge, James Acworth Menzies (1916)
"The chief tract of thalamo-cortical fibres, however, terminates in the post- central gyrus. , The available evidence indicates, therefore, ..."

6. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1921)
"It is continuous, at its upper and its lower ends, round the extremities of the central sulcus, with the posterior central gyrus. From its posterior face ..."

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