Definition of Gyrus cinguli

1. Noun. A long curved structure on the medial surface of the cerebral hemispheres; the cortical part of the limbic system.

Exact synonyms: Cingulate Gyrus
Generic synonyms: Neural Structure
Group relationships: Limbic Brain, Limbic System, Visceral Brain

Medical Definition of Gyrus cinguli

1. One of the convolutions on the medial surface of the cerebral hemisphere. It surrounds the rostral part of the brain and interhemispheric commissure and forms part of the limbic system. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gyrus Cinguli

gyrus angularis
gyrus cinguli (current term)
gyrus dentatus
gyrus fasciolaris
gyrus frontalis inferior
gyrus frontalis medius
gyrus frontalis superior
gyrus fusiformis
gyrus lingualis
gyrus longus insulae
gyrus occipitotemporalis lateralis
gyrus occipitotemporalis medialis
gyrus paraterminalis
gyrus postcentralis

Literary usage of Gyrus cinguli

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1. The Anatomy of the Nervous System from the Standpoint of Development and by Stephen Walter Ranson (1920)
"Dorsal to the corpus callosum is the gyrus cinguli between the sulcus of the corpus ... It is connected with the gyrus cinguli by a narrow convolution, ..."

2. Brain and spinal cord: a manual for the study of the morphology and fibre by Emil Villiger (1918)
"The surface of the gyrus cinguli exhibits likewise some shallow furrows. ... Accordingly, the gyrus cinguli takes the following course. ..."

3. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1914)
"It separates the medial part of the superior parietal lobule, which is called the precuneus, from the posterior part of the gyrus cinguli (Figs. 175, 197). ..."

4. Anatomy of the brain and spinal cord with special reference to mechanism and by Harris Ellett Santee (1907)
"It separates the gyrus cinguli' and a marginal gyrus, including the straight and superior frontal, from one another by its anterior part; and, ..."

5. Morris's Human Anatomy: A Complete Systematic Treatise by English and by Henry Morris, James Playfair McMurrich (1907)
"On the mesial surface of the frontal lobe the superior frontal gyrus is separated from the gyrus cinguli of the rhinencephalon (limbic lobe) by the ..."

6. The Anatomy of the Brain: A Manual for Students and Practitioners of by Jacob F. Burkholder (1904)
"The well marked gyrus lying immediately dorsad to the corpus callosum is the gyrus cinguli. This gyrus extends through the entire length of the corpus ..."

7. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1921)
"A transverse incision must now be made through the centre of the gyrus cinguli, which forms the medial boundary of the semi - oval centre; then the anterior ..."

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