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1. Moving in a circle or spiral; gyratory.
2. Of or relating to a gyrus.

gy′ral·ly adv.


1. (General Physics) having a circular, spiral, or rotating motion; gyratory
2. (Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to a convolution (gyrus) of the brain
ˈgyrally adv


(ˈdʒaɪ rəl)

1. moving in a circle or spiral; gyrating.
2. of or pertaining to a gyrus.
gy′ral•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.gyral - relating to or associated with or comprising a convolution of the brain; "the gyral sulcus"
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Characteristic findings in the brain and spinal cord include thin cerebral cortices with enlarged ventricles and increased extra-axial fluid collections, intracranial calcifications particularly between the cortex and subcortex, abnormal gyral patterns, absent or hypoplastic corpus callosum, hypoplasia of the cerebellum or cerebellar vermis, and hypoplasia of the ventral cord (8-10).
On the basis of MR scans, more or less symmetrical hyperintense cortical and subcortical white matter lesions occur on T2-weighted images with gyral and/or leptomeningeal contrast enhancement.
19,59) Ultrasound and/or autopsy may reveal widespread brain calcifications (periventricular, cerebral parenchyma, thalami, and basal ganglia), cortical thinning with ventricular dilation, simplified gyral patterns (eg, lissencephaly, pachygyria, agyria), and cerebellar hypoplasia.
MRI brain revealed subtle gyral hyperintensity on diffusion images in the high frontal lobe, possibly seizure related gyral oedema or meningoencephalitis.
In addition, of the 8 infants with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies, 7 (88%) had an enlarged cisterna magna, 7 (88%) had delayed myelination, 6 (75%) had a simplified gyral pattern, and 3 (38%) had hypoplasia of corpus callosum.
The possible anatomical locations for its occurrence with a similar incidence are the brain parenchyma, appearing as a focal hematoma or petechial gyral bleeding, or the subarachnoid space [43,44].
The earliest sign of venous infarct is gyral swelling, which is often extremely subtle and only appreciable by noticing the effacement of the adjacent sulci (Figure 3).
An automated labeling system for subdividing the human cerebral cortex on MRI scans into gyral based regions of interest," NeuroImage, vol.
Using sulcal and gyral measures of brain structure to investigate benefits of an active lifestyle.
Characteristic imaging findings of the cerebral atrophy with gyral or curvilinear calcification (typically described as tram track), enhancing angiomas and ipsilateral enlarged choroid plexus readily differentiate it from RE.
3 (+) regions Case 4 Gyral PSWCs Normal (AY) hyperintensity microscopic and extending to biochemical both cerebral findings, hemispheres 14.