circumvolution

[ sur-kuh m-vuh-loo-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF circumvolution
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No doubt was possible: the two lobes, the circumvolution of the brain to the minute red lines of the blood-vessels, all was there.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., noun of action from past participle stem of Latin circumvolvere "to revolve through, to roll around" (see circumvolve).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CIRCUMVOLUTION

circuit

nounrevolution, track, boundary
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