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convolution


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Any of the convex folds or ridges on the surface of the brain, also called a gyrus; more generally, anything coiled or twisted together or, by analogy, any confused or intricate issue or condition. convolute vb. convoluted adj. [From Latin convolutus rolled up, from con with + volvere, volutus to turn + -ion indicating an action, process, or state]

Subjects: Psychology.


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