Gyrus

A gyrus (pl. gyri) is a ridge on the cerebral cortex. It is generally surrounded by one or more sulci (depressions or furrows; sg. sulcus).

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Straight Gyrus - Additional Images
... Straight gyrus is depicted as red Basal surface of cerebrum ... Straight gyrus is shown in red Coronal section of human brain ... Straight gyrus depicted as yellow in center bottom ...
Paraterminal Gyrus
... The paraterminal gyrus (subcallosal gyrus, peduncle of the corpus callosum) is a narrow lamina on the medial surface of the hemisphere in front of the lamina terminalis, behind the parolfactory area, and below the ... It is continuous around the genu of the corpus callosum with the supracallosal gyrus ...
Straight Gyrus
... The portion of the frontal lobe medial to the medial orbital gyrus is named the gyrus rectus (or straight gyrus), and is continuous with the superior frontal gyrus on the medial surface ... A specific function for the gyrus rectus has not yet been brought to light ...
Gyrus - Notable Gyri
... Superior frontal gyrus, lat ... gyrus frontalis superior Middle frontal gyrus, lat ... gyrus frontalis medius Inferior frontal gyrus, lat ...
Recognition Memory - Neural Underpinnings - Lesioned Brains
... For example, it is well documented that the fusiform gyrus (FFA) in the inferior temporal lobe is heavily involved in face recognition ... A specific region in this gyrus is even named the fusiform face area due to its heightened neurological activity during face perception ... as the parahippocampal place area on the parahippocampal gyrus ...