angular gyrus n.
A convolution in the inferior parietal lobule formed by the united posterior ends of the superior and middle temporal gyri.
This condition is asserted by many physicians to be referable to destruction of part of the angular gyrus.
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- Angular house
any of the four astrological houses that begin at the angles: the first, fourth, seventh, and tenth houses, that correspond, respectively, to self, home, others, and career.
- Angular leaf spot
a disease of plants, characterized by angular, watery spots on the leaves and fruit, caused by any of several bacteria, as Pseudomonas lachrymans.
- Angular magnification
the ratio of the angle subtended at the eye by the image formed by an optical instrument to the angle subtended at the eye by the object being viewed. noun (physics) the ratio of the angle subtended at the eye by an image formed by an optical instrument to the angle subtended at the unaided […]
- Angular measure
the units used to measure angles. Compare 1 (def 1c). the number of such units in a given angle. Historical Examples Our mode of computing time, and our angular measure, are the only relics of this obsolete system. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5 Various It also shows at the bottom, the angular […]