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[jahy-rek-tuh-mee] /dʒaɪˈrɛk tə mi/

noun, plural gyrectomies. Surgery.
excision of a cerebral .

gyrectomy gy·rec·to·my (jī-rěk’tə-mē)
Excision of a cerebral gyrus.


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