gyri insulae gyri in·su·lae (ĭn’sə-lē’, -syə-)
The long gyrus of the insula and the short gyrus of the insula considered together.
[jahy-roh] /ˈdʒaɪ roʊ/ noun, plural gyros. 1. . 2. . [jeer-oh, zheer-oh; Greek yee-raw] /ˈdʒɪər oʊ, ˈʒɪər oʊ; Greek ˈyi rɔ/ noun, Greek Cookery. 1. meat, usually lamb, roasted on a vertical spit, then thinly sliced, topped with onions, and usually served in a sandwich of pita bread. 1. a combining form meaning “ring,” “circle,” […]
[jahy-roh-kuhm-puh s] /ˈdʒaɪ roʊˌkʌm pəs/ noun 1. a navigational containing a rotor, that, when adjusted for the latitude and speed of the vessel or aircraft, indicates the direction of true north along the surface of the earth or communicates this information to one or more gyro repeaters. /ˈdʒaɪrəʊˌkʌmpəs/ noun 1. (nautical) a nonmagnetic compass that […]
[jahy-ruh-kop-ter] /ˈdʒaɪ rəˌkɒp tər/ noun 1. .
/ˈdʒaɪrəʊˌdaɪn/ noun 1. an aircraft that uses a powered rotor to take off and manoeuvre, but uses autorotation when cruising