Re: a term in French ... or perhaps [insertion]...

Subject: Re: a term in French ... or perhaps [insertion]...
From: Rick (
Date: Thu May 26 2005 - 13:49:08 EDT

In neuroanatomy---

(Vocabulary Guide to Neuroanatomy, by A. Edwards, East Bay Publishing
Co., Berkeley, CA)

convolution: a winding, a turn, a fold. A convolution is a fold of
tissue on the brain surface.

From latin? convolvere - to roll together

"gyrus a circular convolution. The brain is made up of many circular
convolutions, gyri, which have been given identifying names."


Rick Nance
De Montfort University
Leicester, UK


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