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mh

16th May 2010, 05:49
Gray matter's term (American) for something on the brain(5)G?RU?. If "GYRUS" is correct, please explain 'GYR'.
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flipper2law

16th May 2010, 12:38
Hi,
Gyr from the Latin and Greek for ring
used for crease on the skin of the brain
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mh

16th May 2010, 12:53
Thanks-is this in Chambers? If not, how did you know?!
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alan

16th May 2010, 14:48
Yes, it's in Chambers 11th edition.
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bathtub

17th May 2010, 03:47
It's gyrus, but that's not quite the reasoning.
It's Gy (Gray - the SI unit) + r (term, ie end, of matter) + US, American.

All in Chambers.
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