Gyrencephala Gyr`en*ceph"a*la (j[i^]r`[e^]n*s[e^]f"[.a]*l[.a]), n. pl. [NL. fr. Gr. gyro`s round + 'egke`falos the brain.] (Zo["o]l.) The higher orders of Mammalia, in which the cerebrum is convoluted. -- {Gyr`en*ceph"a*lous} (j[i^]r`[e^]n*s[e^]f"[.a]*l[u^]s), a. [1913 Webster]

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